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Welcome to Athens ...
The location of Athens has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Athens has a population of 12,704 people<2> (see below for details).
Athens is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Athens lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Athens: (903) & (430)<4>
The ZIP code for Athens: 75751<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Athens had a population of 12,710 people (or 16.18% of the total population of Henderson County). This makes Athens the county's most populous community.
The population of Athens represents 0.05% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 184th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 12,710 people, the population of Athens increased 12.51% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 11,297 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Athens had an population of 12,704 people (or an increase of 12.45% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Athens.
Communities near Athens ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Athens.
Communities Also Named Athens ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Athens - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Athens.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Athens:
Websites for Athens ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Athens ...
Looking for more information about Athens? 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 Athens, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Athens.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019