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The location of Anton









Welcome to Anton ...

The city of Anton is located in Hockley County.

The location of Anton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Anton has a population of 1,100 people<2> (see below for details).

Anton is 3,390 feet [1,033 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Anton is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Anton (for example, toward Causey (NM)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Anton is within the boundaries of the (806) area code.

The ZIP code for Anton: 79313<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Anton had a population of 1,126 people. This makes Anton the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,126 people, the population of Anton decreased 6.17% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,200 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Anton had an population of 1,100 people. This is a decrease of 2.31% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.33% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Anton.

Communities near Anton ...

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 Anton and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Abernathy   [Map]   2,753   E   18 miles [29 km]
Levelland   [Map]   13,628   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Littlefield   [Map]   5,988   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
New Deal   [Map]   817   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Opdyke West   [Map]   184   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Roundup   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Anton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Anton - they are located in Colorado, Kentucky and Wisconsin.

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

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 Anton. 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 Anton. 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 Anton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anton ...

Looking for more information about Anton? 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 Anton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Anton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Texas

About Hockley County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Anton.

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

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Anton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Anton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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- Anton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Anton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Anton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8113, Longitude: -102.1621     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Anton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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