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Welcome to Anton ...

The city of Anton is located in Hockley County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Anton has a population of 1,115 people<1> (see below for details).

Anton is 3,390 feet [1,033 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude 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 lies within the (806) area code.

The ZIP code for Anton: 79313<3>

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 (that had a count of 1,200 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Anton had an population of 1,115 people. This is a decrease of 0.98% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.08% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Anton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Anton and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2016
Abernathy   [Map]   2,765   E   18 miles [29 km]
Levelland   [Map]   13,844   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Littlefield   [Map]   6,039   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
New Deal   [Map]   805   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Opdyke West   [Map]   174   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Anton. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Anton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Anton.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Anton. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Anton. A straight line distance ignores things 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 (or directions), 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Anton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anton. The point that we are using 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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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Anton.