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Welcome to Celeste ...

The city of Celeste is located in Hunt County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Celeste has a population of 856 people<1> (see below for details).

Celeste is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Celeste: (903) and (430)<3>

The ZIP code for Celeste: 75423<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Celeste had a population of 814 people. This makes Celeste the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 814 people, the population of Celeste has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 817 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Celeste had an population of 856 people. This is an increase of 5.16% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.77% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Celeste ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Celeste and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<5>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Blue Ridge   [Map]   831   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Caddo Mills   [Map]   1,554   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Commerce   [Map]   9,091   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Farmersville   [Map]   3,408   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Greenville   [Map]   27,172   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Josephine   [Map]   1,317   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Celeste.

Communities Also Named Celeste ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Celeste - they are located in Alabama, Georgia and Utah.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Celeste. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Celeste. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Celeste.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Celeste:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Celeste ...

Looking for more information about Celeste? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Celeste, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Celeste.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Celeste. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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

The official website for Hunt County: www.huntcounty.net

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Celeste.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Celeste - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Celeste.

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<4>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 city (such as Celeste). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Celeste or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Celeste. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Celeste) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Celeste. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Celeste

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Celeste. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2915, Longitude: -96.1962     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Celeste have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Celeste.