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Welcome to Christoval ...

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

Christoval is located in Tom Green County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Christoval, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1889.

Christoval is 2,030 feet [619 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Christoval: (325)

The ZIP code for Christoval: 76935<3>

Communities near Christoval ...

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

  • San Angelo
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
  • Mertzon
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Knickerbocker
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Hughes ‑ Historic
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Hughes. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hughes
    • Hughes is located in Irion County
  • Sherwood ‑ Historic
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sherwood
    • Sherwood is located in Irion County
  • Vancourt
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the northeast)
  • Eldorado
    (23 miles [37 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eldorado have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eldorado
    • Eldorado is located in Schleicher County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,566 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eldorado <4>
  • Veribest
    (23 miles [37 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Veribest. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Veribest
    • Veribest is located in Tom Green County
  • Eola
    (27 miles [43.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Grape Creek
    (27 miles [43.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grape Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grape Creek
    • Grape Creek is located in Tom Green County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Christoval ...

Looking for more information about Christoval? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Christoval, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Christoval.

Adding Christoval to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Christoval 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 Christoval was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Christoval post office opened in 1889.

We also found Christoval in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Christoval.

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

The official website for Tom Green County: www.co.titus.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 Tom Green, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Christoval - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Christoval). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Christoval or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<6>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.
<7>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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