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Welcome to Apolonia ...

Apolonia is located in Grimes County<1>.

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

Apolonia is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Apolonia: (936)

Adding Apolonia to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Apolonia in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Apolonia elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Apolonia on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Apolonia ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Apolonia.

  • Navasota [Grimes County]
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    • Navasota [Grimes County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Apolonia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,998 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Navasota have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Navasota
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Navasota<5>
  • Montgomery [Montgomery County]
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    • Montgomery [Montgomery County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Apolonia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,360 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montgomery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montgomery<5>
  • Plantersville [Grimes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plantersville
    • Plantersville [Grimes County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Apolonia
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plantersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plantersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plantersville<5>
  • Bedias [Grimes County]
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    • Bedias [Grimes County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Apolonia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 470 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bedias have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bedias
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bedias<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Millican [Brazos County]
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      • Millican [Brazos County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Apolonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 243 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millican have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millican
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millican<5>
    • Anderson [Grimes County]
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      • Anderson [Grimes County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Apolonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 242 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anderson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anderson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anderson<5>
    • Todd Mission [Grimes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Todd Mission
      • Todd Mission [Grimes County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Apolonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 114 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Todd Mission have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Todd Mission
    • Richards [Grimes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richards
      • Richards [Grimes County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Apolonia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richards have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richards
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richards<5>
    • Roans Prairie [Grimes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roans Prairie
      • Roans Prairie [Grimes County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Apolonia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roans Prairie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roans Prairie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roans Prairie<5>
    • Dacus [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dacus
      • Dacus [Montgomery County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Apolonia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dacus

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 Apolonia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Apolonia.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Apolonia. 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 Apolonia.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Apolonia. See our Newspapers Page for Apolonia.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Apolonia ...

Looking for more information about Apolonia? 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 Apolonia, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Apolonia.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Texas

About Grimes County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Grimes, 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 have 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 Apolonia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Apolonia) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Apolonia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4933, Longitude: -95.9100       In this case, the coordinates for Apolonia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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