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Welcome to Archer City ...

The city of Archer City is located in Archer County<1> and is the County Seat for Archer County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Archer City has a population of 1,702 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Archer City.

Archer City is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Archer City: (940)

The ZIP code for Archer City: 76351<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Archer City had an population of 1,702 people. This is a decrease of 7.2% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.9% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Archer City had a population of 1,834 people (or 20.26% of the total population of Archer County). This makes Archer City the county's most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,834 people, the population of Archer City has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,848 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Archer City.

Adding Archer City 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 Archer City 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 Archer City 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 Archer City on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Archer City ...

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

  • Olney [Young County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olney
    • Olney [Young County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Archer City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,099 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olney<7>
  • Holliday [Archer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holliday
    • Holliday [Archer County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Archer City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,670 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holliday
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holliday<7>
  • Lakeside City [Archer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeside City
    • Lakeside City [Archer County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Archer City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 957 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeside City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeside City
  • Scotland [Archer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scotland
    • Scotland [Archer County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Archer City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 474 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scotland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scotland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scotland<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Windthorst [Archer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windthorst
      • Windthorst [Archer County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Archer City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 379 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windthorst
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windthorst<7>
    • Megargel [Archer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Megargel
      • Megargel [Archer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Archer City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 188 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Megargel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Megargel<7>
    • Anarene [Archer County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anarene
      • Anarene [Archer County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of Archer City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anarene have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Farmer [Young County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmer
      • Farmer [Young County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Archer City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmer
    • Antelope [Jack County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antelope
      • Antelope [Jack County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Archer City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Antelope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antelope
    • Dundee [Archer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dundee
      • Dundee [Archer County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Archer City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dundee

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Archer City ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Texas

About Archer County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Archer City. 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 Archer, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Archer City.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Archer City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Archer City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Archer City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Archer City) 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 Archer City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Archer City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Archer City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5938, Longitude: -98.6257       In this case, the coordinates for Archer City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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