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Welcome to Bishop Hills ...

The town of Bishop Hills is located in the Texas Panhandle.

Bishop Hills is located in Potter County<1>.


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


From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bishop Hills has a population of 175 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Bishop Hills is 3,510 feet [1,070 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Bishop Hills is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Bishop Hills: (806)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bishop Hills had an population of 175 people. This is a decrease of 9.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.67% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bishop Hills had a population of 193 people. This makes Bishop Hills the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 193 people, the population of Bishop Hills decreased 8.1% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 210 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bishop Hills.

Communities near Bishop Hills ...

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

  • Amarillo
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Canyon
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
  • Lake Tanglewood
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Tanglewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Tanglewood
    • Lake Tanglewood is located in Randall County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 898 people
  • Timbercreek Canyon
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timbercreek Canyon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timbercreek Canyon
    • Timbercreek Canyon is located in Randall County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 479 people
  • Palisades
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palisades have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palisades
    • Palisades is located in Randall County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 367 people
  • Soncy
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
  • Bushland
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bushland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bushland
    • Bushland is located in Potter County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bushland <5>
  • Wildorado
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wildorado have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wildorado
    • Wildorado is located in Oldham County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wildorado <5>
  • Umbarger
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the south)
  • Washburn
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washburn
    • Washburn is located in Armstrong 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 Bishop Hills. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bishop Hills.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bishop Hills ...

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

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

The official website for Potter County: www.co.potter.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 Potter, 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 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 Bishop Hills.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bishop Hills - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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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