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Welcome to Dime Box ...

Dime Box is located

Dime Box is located in Lee County<1>.

Dime Box is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Dime Box: (979)

The ZIP code for Dime Box: 77853<3>

Communities near Dime Box ...

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

  • Giddings
  • Caldwell
  • Somerville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Somerville
    • Somerville lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Dime Box.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,443 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Somerville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Somerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Somerville<5>
  • Lexington
  • Burton
  • Carmine
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carmine
    • Carmine lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Dime Box.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 254 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carmine have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carmine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carmine<5>
  • Deanville
  • Loebau
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loebau
    • Loebau lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Dime Box.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loebau
  • San Antonio Prairie
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Antonio Prairie
    • San Antonio Prairie lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Dime Box.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Antonio Prairie
  • Lincoln

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dime Box ...

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

Adding Dime Box to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Dime Box 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 that we've found for Dime Box was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Dime Box.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Lee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dime Box - 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 Dime Box). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Dime Box or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dime Box) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Dime Box. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dime BoxOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dime Box. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3566, Longitude: -96.8231    
<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.




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