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Welcome to Hext ...

Hext is located in Hill Country.

Hext is located in Menard County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Hext, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1897.

Hext is 1,840 feet [561 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Hext is within the (325) area code.

The ZIP code for Hext: 76848<3>

Communities Also Named Hext ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Hext - it's located in Oklahoma.

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

Communities near Hext ...

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

  • Mason
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Menard
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
  • Calf Creek ‑ Historic
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calf Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calf Creek
    • Calf Creek is located in McCulloch County
  • Streeter
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Streeter
    • Streeter is located in Mason County
  • Grit
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grit
    • Grit is located in Mason County
  • London
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Koockville
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Koockville
    • Koockville is located in Mason County
  • Brady
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brady have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brady
    • Brady is located in McCulloch County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,178 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brady <4>
  • Voca
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Melvin
    (23 miles [37 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Melvin have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melvin
    • Melvin is located in McCulloch County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 164 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Melvin <4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hext ...

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

Adding Hext to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hext 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 Hext was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Hext post office opened in 1897.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Hext.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hext. 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 Menard, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hext - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Hext). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hext or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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>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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