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Welcome to Flatonia ...

The town of Flatonia is located in Fayette County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Flatonia has a population of 1,431 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Flatonia.

Flatonia is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Flatonia: (361)

The ZIP code for Flatonia: 78941<4>

Websites for Flatonia ...

Official Website: www.ci.flatonia.tx.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Flatonia had an population of 1,431 people. This is an increase of 3.47% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.92% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Flatonia had a population of 1,383 people (or 5.63% of the total population of Fayette County). This makes Flatonia the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,383 people, the population of Flatonia has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,377 people).

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

Adding Flatonia to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Flatonia in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Flatonia was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Flatonia on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Flatonia ...

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

  • Schulenburg [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schulenburg
    • Schulenburg [Fayette County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Flatonia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,913 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schulenburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Schulenburg<6>
  • Hallettsville [Lavaca County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hallettsville
    • Hallettsville [Lavaca County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Flatonia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,637 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hallettsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hallettsville<6>
  • Weimar [Colorado County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weimar
    • Weimar [Colorado County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Flatonia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,226 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weimar have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weimar
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weimar<6>
  • Shiner [Lavaca County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shiner
    • Shiner [Lavaca County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Flatonia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,162 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shiner
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shiner<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waelder [Gonzales County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waelder
      • Waelder [Gonzales County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Flatonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,133 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waelder have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waelder
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waelder<6>
    • Moulton [Lavaca County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moulton
      • Moulton [Lavaca County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Flatonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 899 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moulton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moulton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moulton<6>
    • Komensky [Lavaca County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Komensky
      • Komensky [Lavaca County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Flatonia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Komensky
    • Muldoon [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muldoon
      • Muldoon [Fayette County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Flatonia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muldoon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muldoon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Muldoon<6>
    • Moravia [Lavaca County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moravia
      • Moravia [Lavaca County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Flatonia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moravia
    • Cistern [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cistern
      • Cistern [Fayette County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Flatonia
      • Former names for Cistern:
      • Cockrell's Hill
      • Milton
      • Whiteside's Prairie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cistern

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Flatonia ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Flatonia: www.ci.flatonia.tx.us/

The official website for Fayette County: www.co.fayette.tx.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Fayette, 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 Flatonia.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Flatonia - 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 town (such as Flatonia). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Flatonia 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Flatonia) 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 Flatonia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FlatoniaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Flatonia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.6877, Longitude: -97.1085    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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