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Welcome to Appleby ...

The city of Appleby is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).

Appleby is located in Nacogdoches County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Appleby, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1889.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Appleby has a population of 444 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Appleby is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Appleby is within the (936) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Appleby had an population of 444 people. This is a decrease of 6.33% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Appleby had a population of 474 people. This makes Appleby the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 474 people, the population of Appleby increased 6.76% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 444 people).

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

Communities Also Named Appleby ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Appleby - they are located in Arkansas, Ontario and South Dakota.

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

Communities near Appleby ...

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

  • Nacogdoches
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
  • Timpson
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timpson have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timpson
    • Timpson is located in Shelby County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,130 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Timpson <4>
  • Garrison
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Cushing
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cushing have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cushing
    • Cushing is located in Nacogdoches County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 614 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cushing <4>
  • Mount Enterprise
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • Redfield
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redfield
    • Redfield is located in Nacogdoches County
  • Fitze
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fitze have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fitze
    • Fitze is located in Nacogdoches County
  • Whispering Pines
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whispering Pines
    • Whispering Pines is located in Nacogdoches County
  • Trawick
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trawick have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trawick
    • Trawick is located in Nacogdoches County
  • Swift
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swift have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swift
    • Swift is located in Nacogdoches County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Appleby ...

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

Adding Appleby to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Appleby was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Appleby in the book titled .<6> From that list, the Appleby post office opened in 1889.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Appleby.

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

The official website for Nacogdoches County: www.co.nacogdoches.tx.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Nacogdoches, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Appleby.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Appleby - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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