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Archer City, Texas

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Welcome to Archer City ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Archer City has a population of 1,754 people<1> (see below for details).

Archer City is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Archer City is located in the (940) area code.

The ZIP code for Archer City: 76351<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Archer City had a population of 1,834 people (which is 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 (which had a count of 1,848 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Archer City had an population of 1,754 people. This is a decrease of 4.36% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.09% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Archer City ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Archer City and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Anarene - Historic   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Antelope   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Farmer   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Holliday   [Map]   1,724   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kamay   [Map]   ---   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lakeside City   [Map]   995   N   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Archer City.

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 Archer City. 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 Archer City. 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 Archer City.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Archer City.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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) Archer City. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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 Archer City.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Archer City - 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 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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Archer City. A straight line distance ignores things 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 (or directions), 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Archer City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Archer City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5938, Longitude: -98.6257     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Archer City 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 Archer City.


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