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Welcome to Antioch ...

So far, we have found very little information about Antioch. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Antioch to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Antioch, please Contact Us.


Antioch would have been located within present day Houston County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Antioch is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Antioch was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Antioch would have been located in the (936) area code.

Communities near Antioch ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Antioch and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Cooper   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Crockett   [Map]   6,526   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Glendale   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kittrell   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lovelady   [Map]   632   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Midway   [Map]   233   W   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Antioch.

Communities Also Named Antioch ...

While we believe that this Antioch is located in Houston County, we know of another 10 Texas communities named Antioch. Those communities are located in the following counties: Brown, Cass, Delta, Henderson, Johnson, Madison, Panola, Rusk, Shelby and Smith County.

Beyond Texas, there are 95 communities that are also named Antioch - they are located in Alabama (7), Arkansas (6), California, Florida, Georgia (9), Illinois, Indiana (4), Kansas (2), Kentucky (5), Louisiana (3), Mississippi (7), Missouri (2), Nebraska, North Carolina (6), Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, South Carolina (6), Tennessee (13), Virginia (3) and West Virginia (3).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Antioch. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Antioch. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Antioch.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Antioch:

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

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Antioch, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Antioch - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Antioch) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Antioch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0974, Longitude: -95.5041     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Antioch have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Antioch.

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