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Welcome to Bronte ...

The town of Bronte is located in the Texas Panhandle.

Bronte is located in Coke County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Bronte, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1890.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bronte has a population of 978 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Bronte is 1,800 feet [549 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Bronte lies within the (325) area code.

The ZIP code for Bronte: 76933<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bronte had an population of 978 people. This is a decrease of 2.1% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.11% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bronte had a population of 999 people (or 30.09% of the total population of Coke County). This makes Bronte the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 999 people, the population of Bronte decreased 7.16% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,076 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bronte.

Communities Also Named Bronte ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Bronte - they are located in Nevada and Ontario.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bronte.

Communities near Bronte ...

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

  • Robert Lee
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
  • Blackwell
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blackwell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackwell
    • Blackwell is located in Coke County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 311 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blackwell <6>
  • Maverick ‑ Historic
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maverick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maverick
    • Maverick is located in Runnels County
  • Norton
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norton
    • Norton is located in Runnels County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norton <6>
  • Tennyson
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
  • Orient
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orient have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orient
    • Orient is located in Tom Green County
  • Sanco ‑ Historic
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sanco
    • Sanco is located in Coke County
  • Wingate
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Hylton
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hylton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hylton
    • Hylton is located in Nolan County
  • Edith
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edith
    • Edith is located in Coke 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 Bronte. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bronte.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bronte ...

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

Adding Bronte to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Bronte was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Bronte in the book titled .<7> From that list, the Bronte post office opened in 1890.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Bronte.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bronte. 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 Coke, 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 Bronte.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bronte - 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 town (such as Bronte). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bronte or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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