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Welcome to Groveton ...

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

Groveton is located in Trinity County<1> and is the County Seat for Trinity County.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Groveton, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1882.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Groveton has a population of 1,020 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Groveton is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Groveton is located in the (936) area code.

The ZIP code for Groveton: 75845<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Groveton had an population of 1,020 people. This is a decrease of 3.5% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.86% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Groveton had a population of 1,057 people (which is 7.25% of the total population of Trinity County). This makes Groveton the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,057 people, the population of Groveton decreased 4.52% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,107 people).

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

Communities Also Named Groveton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 7 communities that are also named Groveton - they are located in Michigan, New Hampshire, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Groveton ...

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

  • Onalaska
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Onalaska have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Onalaska
    • Onalaska is located in Polk County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,167 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Onalaska <6>
  • Trinity
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Corrigan
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Lovelady
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lovelady have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lovelady
    • Lovelady is located in Houston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 623 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lovelady <6>
  • Lacy
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lacy
    • Lacy is located in Trinity County
    • Lacy has also been known as:
    • Lacey
  • Sumpter ‑ Historic
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sumpter have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sumpter
    • Sumpter is located in Trinity County
  • Woodlake
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodlake
    • Woodlake is located in Trinity County
  • Friday
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Friday
    • Friday is located in Trinity County
  • Chita
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chita
    • Chita is located in Trinity County
  • Glendale
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendale
    • Glendale is located in Trinity 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 Groveton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Groveton.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Groveton. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Groveton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Groveton ...

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

Adding Groveton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Groveton 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 Groveton was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Groveton in the book titled .<7> From that list, the Groveton post office opened in 1882.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Groveton.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Groveton. 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 Trinity, 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 Groveton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Groveton - 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 city (such as Groveton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Groveton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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.
<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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