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Ackerly, Texas

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The location of Ackerly

Welcome to Ackerly ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Ackerly has a population of 227 people<2> (see below for details).

Ackerly is 2,790 feet [850 m] above sea level.<3> 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<4>

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 (which had a count of 245 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Ackerly had an population of 227 people. This is an increase of 3.18% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.35% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ackerly ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ackerly and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Big Spring   [Map]   27,905   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]   9,211   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ackerly. 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 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ackerly, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ackerly.

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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>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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<3>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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<4>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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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ackerly) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ackerly. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, 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 we use 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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