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Texas, Georgia

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The location of Texas

Welcome to Texas ...

Texas is located in Heard County.

The location of Texas has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Texas is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Texas lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: While Texas is in the Eastern Time Zone, the area just to the west is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Telephone area codes for Texas: (706) & (762)<3>

Communities near Texas ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Roanoke (AL)   [Map]   5,934   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Wedowee (AL)   [Map]   799   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Woodland (AL)   [Map]   181   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Centralhatchee   [Map]   397   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Corinth   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ephesus   [Map]   423   N   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Texas ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Texas - they are located in Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi (2), New Jersey (2), New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio (3), Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, South Carolina, Vermont and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Texas. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Texas. 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 Texas.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Texas ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Georgia

About Heard County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Georgia:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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

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<3>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Texas. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2410, Longitude: -85.1988     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Texas have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Texas.

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