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Welcome to Authon ...

Authon is located

Authon is located in Parker County<1>.

Authon is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities near Authon ...

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

  • Weatherford [Parker County]
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    • Weatherford [Parker County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Authon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,698 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weatherford<4>
  • Mineral Wells [Palo Pinto County]
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    • Mineral Wells [Palo Pinto County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Authon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,219 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineral Wells have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mineral Wells<4>
  • Willow Park [Parker County]
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    • Willow Park [Parker County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Authon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,994 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow Park have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willow Park<4>
  • Hudson Oaks [Parker County]
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    • Hudson Oaks [Parker County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Authon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,564 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hudson Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudson Oaks<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Annetta [Parker County]
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      • Annetta [Parker County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Authon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,319 people
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    • Springtown [Parker County]
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      • Springtown [Parker County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Authon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,304 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springtown<4>
    • Graford [Palo Pinto County]
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      • Graford [Palo Pinto County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Authon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 631 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graford have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graford<4>
    • Annetta North [Parker County]
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      • Annetta North [Parker County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Authon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 583 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Annetta North have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Millsap [Parker County]
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      • Millsap [Parker County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Authon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 470 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millsap have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millsap<4>
    • Cool [Parker County]
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      • Cool [Parker County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Authon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 191 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cool have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Authon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Authon.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Authon ...

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

Adding Authon to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Authon was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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About Parker County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Parker County: www.co.parker.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 Parker, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Authon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Authon) 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 Authon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AuthonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Authon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8688, Longitude: -97.9445    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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