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Irwin, Texas

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Welcome to Irwin ...

Irwin is located in the Texas Panhandle.

Irwin is located in Dallam County.

Irwin is 3,870 feet [1,180 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Irwin is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you leave Irwin and travel west, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Irwin is within the (806) area code.

Communities near Irwin ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Irwin and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>.

Community   2014<3>
Texhoma (OK)   [Map]   986   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Cactus   [Map]   3,179   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Channing   [Map]   356   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Dalhart   [Map]   8,326   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dumas   [Map]   14,937   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Hartley   [Map]   ---   S   21 miles [33.8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Irwin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Irwin - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Irwin.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Irwin. We make it easy to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Irwin. 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 Irwin.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Irwin ...

Looking for more information about Irwin? 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.

Looking for more information about Irwin? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Irwin, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Irwin.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when 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) Irwin. 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
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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.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Irwin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Irwin. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Irwin) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Irwin. The point that we use is located at the coordinates of 36.1917, -102.3119   [Map]. The coordinates we use for Irwin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Irwin.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Irwin.


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