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Welcome to Cross Plains ...
The town of Cross Plains is located in the Texas Panhandle.
While we don't have a date for the founding of Cross Plains, you might consider that their post office opened in 1877.
A typical abbreviation for Cross Plains: Cross Plns.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Cross Plains has a population of 990 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of Cross Plains is 1,730 feet [527 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Cross Plains lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Cross Plains lies within the (254) area code.
The ZIP code for Cross Plains: 76443<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cross Plains had an population of 990 people. This is an increase of 0.81% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.3% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Cross Plains had a population of 982 people (which is 7.25% of the total population of Callahan County). This makes Cross Plains the county's 3rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 982 people, the population of Cross Plains decreased 8.05% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,068 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Cross Plains.
Communities Also Named Cross Plains ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 6 communities that are also named Cross Plains - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, South Carolina, Tennessee and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cross Plains.
Communities near Cross Plains ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cross Plains.
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 Cross Plains. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cross Plains.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cross Plains. 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 Cross Plains.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cross Plains. See our Newspapers Page for Cross Plains.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cross Plains ...
Looking for more information about Cross Plains? 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 Cross Plains, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cross Plains.
Adding Cross Plains to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Cross Plains 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 Cross Plains was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Cross Plains in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Cross Plains.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023