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Welcome to Floydada ...

The city of Floydada is located in the Texas Panhandle.

Floydada is located in Floyd County<1> and is the County Seat for Floyd County.

The location of Floydada has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Floydada has a population of 2,694 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Floydada is 3,180 feet [969 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Floydada is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Floydada is located in the (806) area code.

The ZIP code for Floydada: 79235<5>

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Floydada had an population of 2,694 people. This is a decrease of 11.32% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 26.71% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Floydada had a population of 3,038 people (which is 47.13% of the total population of Floyd County). This makes Floydada the county's most populous community.

The population of Floydada represents 0.01% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 453rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,038 people, the population of Floydada decreased 17.36% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,676 people).

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

Communities near Floydada ...

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

  • Lockney
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lockney
    • Lockney lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Floydada.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,619 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lockney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lockney<7>
  • Petersburg
  • Della Plain ‑ Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Della Plain
    • Della Plain was located 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of Floydada.
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Della Plain. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<8>
  • Cedar Hill
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    • Cedar Hill lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Floydada.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Hill
  • Cone
  • Dougherty
  • Mount Blanco ‑ Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Blanco
    • Mount Blanco was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Floydada.
  • Aiken
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    • Aiken lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Floydada.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aiken have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aiken
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aiken<7>
  • Farmer
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmer
    • Farmer lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Floydada.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmer
  • South Plains

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Floydada ...

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

Adding Floydada to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Floydada 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 we've found for Floydada was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Floydada on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Oklahoma (1948).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Floydada.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Floydada. 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 Floyd, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Floydada.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Floydada - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Floydada). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Floydada or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Floydada) 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 Floydada. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FloydadaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Floydada. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9835, Longitude: -101.3368       In this case, the coordinates for Floydada have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.




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