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Welcome to Graham ...

The city of Graham is located in the Texas Panhandle.

Graham is located in Young County<1> and is the County Seat for Young County.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Graham, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1873.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Graham has a population of 8,601 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Graham is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Graham is located in the (940) area code.

The ZIP code for Graham: 76450<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Graham had an population of 8,601 people. This is a decrease of 3.39% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.32% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Graham had a population of 8,903 people (which is 47.99% of the total population of Young County). This makes Graham the county's most populous community.

The population of Graham represents 0.04% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 227th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,903 people, the population of Graham increased 2.15% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 8,716 people).

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

Communities Also Named Graham ...

While we believe that this Graham is located in Young County, we know of another 3 Texas communities named Graham. Those communities are located in the following counties: Cameron, Garza and Jasper County.

Beyond Texas, there are 38 communities that are also named Graham - they are located in Alabama, Arizona (2), Arkansas, British Columbia, California (3), Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Manitoba, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Graham ...

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

  • Newcastle
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newcastle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newcastle
    • Newcastle is located in Young County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 567 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newcastle <6>
  • Bryson
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bryson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bryson
    • Bryson is located in Jack County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 533 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bryson <6>
  • Bunger
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bunger
    • Bunger is located in Young County
  • South Bend
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Loving
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
  • Bob Town
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bob Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bob Town
    • Bob Town is located in Jack County
  • Eliasville
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eliasville
    • Eliasville is located in Young County
  • Jermyn
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Farmer
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmer
    • Farmer is located in Young County
  • Murray
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murray
    • Murray is located in Young County

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Graham. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Graham.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Graham ...

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

Adding Graham to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Graham 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 Graham was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Graham post office opened in 1873.

We also found Graham in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Graham.

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Young, 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 Graham.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Graham - 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 Graham). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Graham or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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