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Welcome to Anson ...
The city of Anson is located in the Texas Panhandle.
The location of Anson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Anson has a population of 2,282 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Anson.
The community of Anson is 1,730 feet [527 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Anson lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Anson lies within the (325) area code.
The ZIP code for Anson: 79501<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Anson had an population of 2,282 people. This is a decrease of 6.09% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.72% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Anson had a population of 2,430 people (which is 12.03% of the total population of Jones County). This makes Anson the county's most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,430 people, the population of Anson decreased 4.93% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,556 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Anson.
Communities Also Named Anson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Anson - they are located in Kansas, Maine, Missouri, Ontario and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Anson.
Communities near Anson ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Anson.
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 Anson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Anson.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Anson. 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 Anson.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Anson. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Anson.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anson ...
Looking for more information about Anson? 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 Anson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Anson.
Adding Anson to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Anson 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 Anson was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Anson on a map titled Road Map for Texas (from Shell Oil, 1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Anson on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022