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Welcome to Aiken ...
Aiken is located in the Texas Panhandle.
The location of Aiken has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Aiken, you might consider that their post office opened in 1922.
When the people of Aiken refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Aikenite<3>
Aiken is 3,300 feet [1,006 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Aiken is about ¾ mile [or 1 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Aiken lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Aiken is located in the (806) area code.
The ZIP code for Aiken: 79221<5>
Communities Also Named Aiken ...
While we believe that this Aiken is located in Floyd County, we know of another 2 Texas communities named Aiken. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bell and Shelby County.
Beyond Texas, there are 10 communities that are also named Aiken - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Mississippi, Pennsylvania and South Carolina.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Aiken.
Communities near Aiken ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Aiken.
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 Aiken. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Aiken.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Aiken. 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 Aiken.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Aiken. See our Newspapers Page for Aiken.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aiken ...
Looking for more information about Aiken? 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 Aiken, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Aiken.
Adding Aiken to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Aiken in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Aiken was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>
For more details, see References and Mentions for Aiken.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 Sep 2023