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Girard, Texas

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The location of Girard

Welcome to Girard ...

Girard is located in Kent County.

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

Girard is 2,110 feet [643 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Girard is within the boundaries of the (806) area code.

The ZIP code for Girard: 79518<3>

Communities Also Named Girard ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Girard - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2) and West Virginia.

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

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 Girard. 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 Girard. 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 Girard.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Girard ...

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

Communities near Girard ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Spur   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Girard

Located in Dickens County

Jayton   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Girard

Clairemont   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Girard

Dickens   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Girard

Located in Dickens County

Guthrie   [Map]

Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Girard

Located in King County

Afton   [Map]

Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the North (N) of Girard

Located in Dickens County

Aspermont   [Map]

Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Girard

Located in Stonewall County

Verbena   [Map]

Lies 31 miles [49.9 km] to the West (W) of Girard

Located in Garza County

Dumont   [Map]

Lies 32 miles [51.5 km] to the North (N) of Girard

Located in King County

McAdoo   [Map]

Lies 32 miles [51.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Girard

Located in Dickens County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About Kent County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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

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<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Girard) 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 Girard. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Girard

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Girard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3623, Longitude: -100.6629     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Girard have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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