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Ector, Texas

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The location of Ector

Welcome to Ector ...

The city of Ector is located in Fannin County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Ector has a population of 708 people<2> (see below for details).

Ector is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Ector: (903) and (430)<4>

The ZIP code for Ector: 75439<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ector had a population of 695 people. This makes Ector the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 695 people, the population of Ector increased 15.83% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 600 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Ector had an population of 708 people. This is an increase of 1.87% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ector ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<6>.

Community   2017
Bells   [Map]   1,488   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bonham   [Map]   10,193   E   5 miles [8 km]
Leonard   [Map]   2,001   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Luella   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Savoy   [Map]   830   W   5 miles [8 km]
Sherman   [Map]   41,917   W   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

See 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 Ector. 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 Ector. 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 Ector.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ector ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 Ector.

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

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<4>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903).

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<5>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 Ector). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ector or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ector) 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 Ector. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ector

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ector. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5793, Longitude: -96.2733     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ector have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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