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Cotton Gin, Texas

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Welcome to Cotton Gin ...

Cotton Gin is located in Freestone County.

Cotton Gin is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Communities near Cotton Gin ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Coolidge   [Map]   956   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   2,926   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Groesbeck   [Map]   4,321   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kirvin   [Map]   127   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mexia   [Map]   7,445   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Richland   [Map]   266   N   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

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 Cotton Gin. 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 Cotton Gin. 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 Cotton Gin.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cotton Gin ...

Looking for more information about Cotton Gin? 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 Cotton Gin, 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 Cotton Gin.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning 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) Cotton Gin. 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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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cotton Gin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Cotton Gin. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cotton Gin) 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 Cotton Gin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cotton Gin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cotton Gin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6808, Longitude: -96.3595     [Map].

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cotton Gin.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Cotton Gin.