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Welcome to Bunger ...

Bunger is located in the Texas Panhandle.

Bunger is located in Young County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Bunger, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1909.

Bunger is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Bunger is within the boundaries of the (940) area code.

Communities near Bunger ...

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

  • Graham
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graham have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Graham
    • Graham is located in Young County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,568 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graham <4>
  • Newcastle
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newcastle have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newcastle
    • Newcastle is located in Young County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 567 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newcastle <4>
  • Bryson
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bryson have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bryson
    • Bryson is located in Jack County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 533 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bryson <4>
  • South Bend
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
  • Eliasville
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eliasville
    • Eliasville is located in Young County
  • Loving
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
  • Murray
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murray
    • Murray is located in Young County
  • Bob Town
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bob Town have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bob Town
    • Bob Town is located in Jack County
  • Caddo
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the south)
  • Graford
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graford have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Graford
    • Graford is located in Palo Pinto County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 631 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graford <4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bunger ...

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

Adding Bunger to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bunger 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 Bunger was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Bunger post office opened in 1909.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Bunger.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bunger. 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 Young, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bunger - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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