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Ackerly, Texas

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Welcome to Ackerly ...

The city of Ackerly is primarily located in Martin County. A portion of Ackerly extends into Dawson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Ackerly has a population of 231 people<1> (see below for details).

Ackerly is 2,790 feet [850 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Ackerly is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Ackerly lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Ackerly: (432)

The ZIP code for Ackerly: 79713<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ackerly had a population of 220 people. This makes Ackerly the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 220 people, the population of Ackerly decreased 10.2% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 245 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Ackerly had an population of 231 people. This is an increase of 5% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.71% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ackerly.

Communities near Ackerly ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ackerly and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2015
Big Spring   [Map]   28,862   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Fairview   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gail   [Map]   ---   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Knott   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lamesa   [Map]   9,427   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lenorah   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ackerly.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ackerly. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ackerly. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ackerly.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ackerly:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ackerly ...

Looking for more information about Ackerly? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ackerly, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ackerly.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Ackerly. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About Martin County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ackerly. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ackerly.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ackerly - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Ackerly). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ackerly or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Ackerly. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ackerly) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ackerly. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ackerly

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ackerly. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5250, Longitude: -101.7158     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ackerly have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ackerly.


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