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Welcome to Diboll ...

The city of Diboll is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).

Diboll is located in Angelina County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Diboll, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1897.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Diboll has a population of 5,129 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Diboll is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Diboll lies within the (936) area code.

The ZIP code for Diboll: 75941<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Diboll had an population of 5,129 people. This is an increase of 7.39% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.23% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Diboll had a population of 4,776 people (which is 5.5% of the total population of Angelina County). This makes Diboll the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Diboll represents 0.02% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 346th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,776 people, the population of Diboll decreased 12.69% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,470 people).

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

Communities near Diboll ...

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

  • Lufkin
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lufkin
    • Lufkin is located in Angelina County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,955 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lufkin <5>
  • Hudson
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hudson have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hudson
    • Hudson is located in Angelina County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,288 people
  • Huntington
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntington have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntington
    • Huntington is located in Angelina County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,079 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntington <5>
  • Corrigan
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Beulah
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beulah have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beulah
    • Beulah is located in Angelina County
  • Peavy
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peavy have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peavy
    • Peavy is located in Angelina County
  • Bald Hill
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bald Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bald Hill
    • Bald Hill is located in Angelina County
  • Providence
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
    • Providence is located in Angelina County
  • Skinner Town
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skinner Town have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skinner Town
    • Skinner Town is located in Polk County
  • Apple Springs
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Apple Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Apple Springs
    • Apple Springs is located in Trinity County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Apple Springs <5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Diboll ...

Looking for more information about Diboll? 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 Diboll, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Diboll.

Adding Diboll to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Diboll 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 Diboll was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Diboll in the book titled .<7> From that list, the Diboll post office opened in 1897.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Diboll.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Diboll. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Diboll.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Diboll - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Diboll). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Diboll or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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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