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Welcome to Alazan ...

Alazan is located in Nacogdoches County<1>.

Alazan is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Alazan: (936)

Adding Alazan to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Alazan in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Alazan elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Texas (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alazan on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Alazan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Texas communities named Alazan: This one is located in Nacogdoches County and the other is located in Bexar County.

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

Communities near Alazan ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alazan.

  • Lufkin [Angelina County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lufkin
    • Lufkin [Angelina County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Alazan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 35,021 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lufkin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lufkin<4>
  • Nacogdoches [Nacogdoches County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nacogdoches
    • Nacogdoches [Nacogdoches County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Alazan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 32,877 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nacogdoches
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nacogdoches<4>
  • Hudson [Angelina County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hudson
    • Hudson [Angelina County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Alazan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,005 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hudson have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
  • Alto [Cherokee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alto
    • Alto [Cherokee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Alazan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,240 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alto have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alto
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alto<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wells [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wells
      • Wells [Cherokee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Alazan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 792 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wells have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wells
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wells<4>
    • Cushing [Nacogdoches County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cushing
      • Cushing [Nacogdoches County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Alazan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 620 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cushing have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cushing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cushing<4>
    • Appleby [Nacogdoches County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Appleby
      • Appleby [Nacogdoches County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Alazan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 446 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Appleby
    • Douglass [Nacogdoches County]
    • Nat [Nacogdoches County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nat
      • Nat [Nacogdoches County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Alazan
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nat
    • Redfield [Nacogdoches County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redfield
      • Redfield [Nacogdoches County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Alazan
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redfield

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 Alazan. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alazan.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alazan. 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 Alazan.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alazan. See our Newspapers Page for Alazan.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alazan ...

Looking for more information about Alazan? 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 Alazan, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alazan.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Nacogdoches County: www.co.nacogdoches.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Nacogdoches, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alazan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alazan) 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 Alazan. 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 Alazan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alazan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5833, Longitude: -94.7858    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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