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Welcome to Antelope ...

The town of Antelope is located

Antelope is located in Jack County<1>.


The location of Antelope has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Antelope, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1858.

The community of Antelope is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Antelope is within the (940) area code.

Communities Also Named Antelope ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Texas communities named Antelope: This one is located in Jack County and the other is located in Hutchinson County.

Beyond Texas, there are 23 communities that are also named Antelope - they are located in California (2), Colorado, Idaho (2), Kansas (2), Montana, Nevada (3), New Mexico (3), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Antelope ...

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

  • Jacksboro
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Archer City
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Bryson
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bryson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bryson
    • Bryson is located in Jack County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 533 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bryson <4>
  • Scotland
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scotland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scotland
    • Scotland is located in Archer County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 482 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scotland <4>
  • Windthorst
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Shannon
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shannon
    • Shannon is located in Clay County
  • Farmer
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmer
    • Farmer is located in Young County
  • Jermyn
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
  • Joy
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joy
    • Joy is located in Clay County
  • Postoak
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Postoak
    • Postoak is located in Jack County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Antelope ...

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

Adding Antelope to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Antelope 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 Antelope was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Antelope post office opened in 1858.

We also found Antelope in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Antelope.

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Jack, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Antelope - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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