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Welcome to Buckner ...

Buckner is located in Parker County<1>.

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

Buckner is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Adding Buckner to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Buckner elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Buckner ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Texas communities named Buckner: This one is located in Parker County and the other is located in Collin County.

Beyond Texas, there are 13 communities that are also named Buckner - they are located in Arkansas (2), Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina (2), Tennessee and Virginia.

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

Communities near Buckner ...

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

  • Weatherford [Parker County]
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    • Weatherford [Parker County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Buckner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,547 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weatherford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weatherford<5>
  • Mineral Wells [Palo Pinto County]
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    • Mineral Wells [Palo Pinto County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Buckner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,213 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineral Wells have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mineral Wells
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mineral Wells<5>
  • Granbury [Hood County]
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    • Granbury [Hood County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Buckner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,730 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granbury<5>
  • Willow Park [Parker County]
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    • Willow Park [Parker County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Buckner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,842 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willow Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willow Park<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Aledo [Parker County]
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      • Aledo [Parker County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Buckner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,985 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aledo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aledo<5>
    • Annetta [Parker County]
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      • Annetta [Parker County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Buckner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,248 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Annetta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Annetta
    • DeCordova [Hood County]
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      • DeCordova [Hood County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Buckner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,040 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on DeCordova
    • Hudson Oaks [Parker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hudson Oaks
      • Hudson Oaks [Parker County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Buckner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,479 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hudson Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson Oaks
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudson Oaks<5>
    • Cresson [Hood County]
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      • Cresson [Hood County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Buckner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,338 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cresson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cresson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cresson<5>
    • Tolar [Hood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tolar
      • Tolar [Hood County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Buckner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,004 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tolar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tolar
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tolar<5>

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 Buckner. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Buckner.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Buckner ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Parker County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Buckner. 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 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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Buckner - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Buckner) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buckner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5899, Longitude: -97.9025       In this case, the coordinates for Buckner have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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