A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Texas ...
The location of Texas has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Texas is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Texas lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
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, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, 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.
Communities near Texas ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Texas.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Texas. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Texas.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Texas.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Texas. See our Newspapers 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.
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.
Adding Texas to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Texas in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Texas was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Texas on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Texas on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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 Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022