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Welcome to Central ...

Central is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).

Central is located in Angelina County<1>.

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

Central is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Central: (936)

Communities Also Named Central ...

While we believe that this Central is located in Angelina County, we know of another 2 Texas communities named Central. Those communities are located in the following counties: Cherokee and Tarrant County.

Beyond Texas, there are 55 communities that are also named Central - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas (5), California, Florida, Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana (3), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nevada (2), New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina, Tennessee (4), Utah, Virginia (2), Washington and West Virginia (3).

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

Communities near Central ...

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

  • Lufkin [Angelina County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lufkin
    • Lufkin [Angelina County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Central
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,955 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lufkin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lufkin<5>
  • Nacogdoches [Nacogdoches County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nacogdoches
    • Nacogdoches [Nacogdoches County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Central
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,461 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nacogdoches
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nacogdoches<5>
  • Hudson [Angelina County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hudson
    • Hudson [Angelina County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Central
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,288 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hudson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
  • Diboll [Angelina County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diboll
    • Diboll [Angelina County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Central
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,123 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diboll
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Diboll<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Huntington [Angelina County]
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      • Huntington [Angelina County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Central
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,079 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntington<5>
    • Wells [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wells
      • Wells [Cherokee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Central
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 781 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wells have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wells
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wells<5>
    • Burke [Angelina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burke
      • Burke [Angelina County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Central
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 727 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burke
    • Woodlawn [Angelina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodlawn
      • Woodlawn [Angelina County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Central
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodlawn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodlawn
    • Cedar Grove [Angelina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Grove
      • Cedar Grove [Angelina County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Central
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Grove
    • Keltys [Angelina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keltys
      • Keltys [Angelina County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Central
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keltys have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keltys

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Central ...

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

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

The official website for Angelina County: www.angelinacounty.net/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Angelina, 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 Central - 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- Central) 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 Central. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CentralOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Central. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4274, Longitude: -94.8085       In this case, the coordinates for Central 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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