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Welcome to Anthony ...

Anthony is located in Fannin County<1>.

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

Anthony is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Anthony: (903) and (430)<4>

Adding Anthony 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 Anthony in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Anthony 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 Anthony on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Anthony ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Texas communities named Anthony: This one is located in Fannin County and the other is located in El Paso County.

Beyond Texas, there are 16 communities that are also named Anthony - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Ontario, Rhode Island, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Anthony ...

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

  • Sherman [Grayson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sherman
    • Sherman [Grayson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Anthony
    • Estimated population in 2019: 44,002 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sherman<6>
  • Denison [Grayson County]
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    • Denison [Grayson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Anthony
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,529 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denison<6>
  • Bonham [Fannin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonham
    • Bonham [Fannin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Anthony
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,386 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bonham<6>
  • Howe [Grayson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Howe
    • Howe [Grayson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Anthony
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,346 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Howe<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pottsboro [Grayson County]
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      • Pottsboro [Grayson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Anthony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,489 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pottsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pottsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottsboro<6>
    • Calera [Bryan County]
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      • Calera [Bryan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Anthony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,370 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calera have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calera
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calera<6>
    • Whitewright [Grayson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitewright
      • Whitewright [Grayson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Anthony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,721 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitewright
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitewright<6>
    • Bells [Grayson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bells
      • Bells [Grayson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Anthony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,515 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bells
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bells<6>
    • Colbert [Bryan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colbert
      • Colbert [Bryan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Anthony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,252 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colbert have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colbert
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colbert<6>
    • Tom Bean [Grayson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tom Bean
      • Tom Bean [Grayson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Anthony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,081 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tom Bean
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tom Bean<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anthony ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Anthony. 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 Fannin, 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 have 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 Anthony - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903).
<5>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- Anthony) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anthony. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6768, Longitude: -96.3733       In this case, the coordinates for Anthony have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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