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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>.
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 ...
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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.
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019