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Welcome to Buford ...

Buford is located in Big Bend Country (West Texas).

Buford is located in El Paso County<1>.

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

Buford is 3,650 feet [1,113 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Buford is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Buford lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Buford lies within the (915) area code.

Communities Also Named Buford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Texas communities named Buford: This one is located in El Paso County and the other is located in Mitchell County.

Beyond Texas, there are 15 communities that are also named Buford - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, Virginia (2) and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Buford ...

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

  • El Paso
  • Horizon City
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horizon City
    • Horizon City lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Buford.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,257 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horizon City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horizon City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Horizon City<5>
  • San Elizario
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Elizario
    • San Elizario lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Buford.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for San Elizario have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Elizario
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Elizario<5>
  • Clint
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clint
    • Clint lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Buford.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,115 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clint have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clint
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clint<5>
  • Morning Glory
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morning Glory
    • Morning Glory lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Buford.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morning Glory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morning Glory
  • Agua Dulce
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Agua Dulce
    • Agua Dulce lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Buford.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Agua Dulce have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Agua Dulce has also been known as:
    • Agua Dulce Colonia
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Agua Dulce
  • Fabens
  • Homestead Meadows South
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homestead Meadows South
    • Homestead Meadows South lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Buford.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homestead Meadows South
  • Fort Bliss
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Bliss
    • Fort Bliss lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Buford.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Bliss
  • Homestead Meadows
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homestead Meadows
    • Homestead Meadows lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Buford.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homestead Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homestead Meadows

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Buford ...

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

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

The official website for El Paso County: www.epcounty.com/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including El Paso, 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 Buford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Buford) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6490, Longitude: -106.2780       In this case, the coordinates for Buford 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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