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Welcome to El Campo ...

The city of El Campo is located in Wharton County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, El Campo has a population of 11,622 people<2> (see below for details).

El Campo is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for El Campo: (979)

The ZIP code for El Campo: 77437<4>

Websites for El Campo ...

Official Website:   www.ci.el-campo.tx.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.elcampochamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, El Campo had an population of 11,622 people. This is an increase of 0.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.19% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, El Campo had a population of 11,602 people (or 28.11% of the total population of Wharton County). This makes El Campo the county's most populous community.

The population of El Campo represents 0.05% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 194th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 11,602 people, the population of El Campo increased 6% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 10,945 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for El Campo.

Communities Also Named El Campo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named El Campo - it's located in California.

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

Communities near El Campo ...

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

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    • Wharton [Wharton County]

      • Wharton [Wharton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of El Campo
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wharton
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    • Ganado [Jackson County]

      • Ganado [Jackson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of El Campo
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ganado
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    • Pierce [Wharton County]

      • Pierce [Wharton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of El Campo
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    • Danevang [Wharton County]

      • Danevang [Wharton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of El Campo
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danevang
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    • Louise [Wharton County]

      • Louise [Wharton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of El Campo
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louise
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    • Glen Flora [Wharton County]

      • Glen Flora [Wharton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of El Campo
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Flora
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    • Egypt [Wharton County]

      • Egypt [Wharton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of El Campo
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Egypt
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    • Lane City [Wharton County]

      • Lane City [Wharton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of El Campo
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lane City
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    • Nada [Colorado County]

      • Nada [Colorado County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of El Campo
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    • Bonus [Wharton County]

      • Bonus [Wharton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of El Campo
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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 El Campo. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for El Campo.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around El Campo. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for El Campo.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for El Campo ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About Wharton County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for El Campo: www.ci.el-campo.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for El Campo.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around El Campo - 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 El Campo). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether El Campo or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- El Campo) 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 El Campo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from El Campo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in El Campo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.1970, Longitude: -96.2716       In this case, the coordinates for El Campo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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