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The location of Dickens

Welcome to Dickens ...

The city of Dickens is located in Dickens County and is the County Seat for Dickens County.

The location of Dickens has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Dickens has a population of 264 people<2> (see below for details).

Dickens is 2,540 feet [774 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Dickens is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Dickens lies within the (806) area code.

The ZIP code for Dickens: 79229<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dickens had a population of 286 people (or 11.7% of the total population of Dickens County). This makes Dickens the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 286 people, the population of Dickens decreased 13.86% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 332 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Dickens had an population of 264 people. This is a decrease of 7.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.48% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Dickens ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Dickens - they are located in Iowa, Maryland, Missouri and Nebraska.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dickens. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dickens. 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 Dickens.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dickens ...

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

Communities near Dickens ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Spur   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the South (S) of Dickens

Roaring Springs   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Dickens

Located in Motley County

Afton   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Dickens

McAdoo   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Dickens

Girard   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Dickens

Located in Kent County

Dumont   [Map]

Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Dickens

Located in King County

Russellville   [Map]

Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) of Dickens

Located in Motley County

Crosbyton   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) of Dickens

Located in Crosby County

Mount Blanco   [Map]

Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Dickens

Located in Crosby County

Dougherty   [Map]

Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Dickens

Located in Floyd County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dickens.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dickens - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Dickens). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Dickens or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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- Dickens) 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 Dickens. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dickens

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dickens. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6213, Longitude: -100.8368     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dickens have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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