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Welcome to Grapeland ...

The city of Grapeland is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).

Grapeland is located in Houston County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Grapeland has a population of 1,433 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The community of Grapeland is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Grapeland lies within the (936) area code.

The ZIP code for Grapeland: 75844<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grapeland had an population of 1,433 people. This is a decrease of 3.76% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.24% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grapeland had a population of 1,489 people (or 6.27% of the total population of Houston County). This makes Grapeland the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,489 people, the population of Grapeland increased 2.62% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,451 people).

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

Communities Also Named Grapeland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Grapeland - they are located in California, Minnesota and Mississippi.

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

Communities near Grapeland ...

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

  • Crockett [Houston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crockett
    • Crockett [Houston County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Grapeland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,350 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crockett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crockett
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crockett<7>
  • Elkhart [Anderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkhart
    • Elkhart [Anderson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Grapeland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,277 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkhart
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkhart<7>
  • Kennard [Houston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennard
    • Kennard [Houston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Grapeland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 325 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennard<7>
  • Latexo [Houston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Latexo
    • Latexo [Houston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of Grapeland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 314 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Latexo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Latexo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Latexo<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Refuge [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Refuge
      • Refuge [Houston County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the east of Grapeland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Refuge
    • Salmon [Anderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salmon
      • Salmon [Anderson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of Grapeland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salmon
    • Mound City [Anderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mound City
      • Mound City [Anderson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Grapeland
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mound City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mound City
    • Slocum [Anderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slocum
      • Slocum [Anderson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Grapeland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slocum
    • Belott [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belott
      • Belott [Houston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Grapeland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belott
    • Hickory Creek [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Creek
      • Hickory Creek [Houston County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Grapeland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Creek

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grapeland ...

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

Adding Grapeland to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Grapeland 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 Grapeland was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Grapeland on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Texas (1911).

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

Mentions & References for Grapeland

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Grapeland. 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 Houston, 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 have 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 Grapeland.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grapeland - 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 Grapeland). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Grapeland 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Grapeland) 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 Grapeland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GrapelandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grapeland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4945, Longitude: -95.4803       In this case, the coordinates for Grapeland 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.




 

 

 

 

 


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