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Anthony is located

Anthony is located in Fannin County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Anthony, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1894.

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) & (430)<4>

Communities Also Named Anthony ...

Using our Gazetteer, we 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
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
  • Denison
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Bonham
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Howe
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Pottsboro
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
  • Calera
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calera have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Calera is located in Bryan County (OK)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,414 people
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calera
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Calera
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calera <5>
  • Whitewright
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
  • Bells
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
  • Colbert
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Tom Bean
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)

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.

Adding Anthony to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Anthony in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Anthony was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Anthony in the book titled .<6> From that list, the Anthony post office opened in 1894.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Anthony.

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

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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 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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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