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Welcome to Higgins ...
The city of Higgins is located in the Texas Panhandle.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Higgins has a population of 390 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Higgins.
The community of Higgins is 2,550 feet [777 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Higgins is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Higgins lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Higgins lies within the (806) area code.
The ZIP code for Higgins: 79046<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Higgins had an population of 390 people. This is a decrease of 1.76% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.24% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Higgins had a population of 397 people (or 12.02% of the total population of Lipscomb County). This makes Higgins the county's 3rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 397 people, the population of Higgins decreased 6.59% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 425 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Higgins.
Communities Also Named Higgins ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Texas communities named Higgins: This one is located in Lipscomb County and the other is located in Jefferson County.
Beyond Texas, there are 14 communities that are also named Higgins - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Higgins.
Communities near Higgins ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Higgins.
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 Higgins. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Higgins.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Higgins. 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 Higgins.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Higgins. See our Newspapers Page for Higgins.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Higgins ...
Looking for more information about Higgins? 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 Higgins, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Higgins.
Adding Higgins to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Higgins 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 Higgins was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Higgins on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 18 Aug 2022