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Welcome to Hughes Springs ...

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

Hughes Springs is primarily located in Cass County<1>. A portion of Hughes Springs extends into Morris County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Hughes Springs: Hughes Spgs. (or less commonly used: Hughes Spngs. or Hughes Sprngs.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Hughes Springs for more information about variations on the name of Hughes Springs.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hughes Springs has a population of 1,689 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The community of Hughes Springs is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Hughes Springs: (903) and (430)<5>

The ZIP code for Hughes Springs: 75656<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hughes Springs had an population of 1,689 people. This is a decrease of 4.03% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hughes Springs had a population of 1,760 people (or 5.78% of the total population of Cass County). This makes Hughes Springs the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,760 people, the population of Hughes Springs decreased 5.17% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,856 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hughes Springs.

Communities near Hughes Springs ...

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

  • Pittsburg (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsburg
    • Pittsburg lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the west of Hughes Springs and is located in Camp County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,680 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsburg<8>
  • Daingerfield (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daingerfield
    • Daingerfield lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the northwest of Hughes Springs and is located in Morris County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,393 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daingerfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Daingerfield<8>
  • Linden (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linden
    • Linden lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the east of Hughes Springs and is located in Cass County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,888 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Linden<8>
  • Lone Star (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lone Star
    • Lone Star lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the southwest of Hughes Springs and is located in Morris County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,473 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lone Star
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lone Star<8>
  • Naples (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Naples
    • Naples lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the north of Hughes Springs and is located in Morris County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,305 people
    • Former name for Naples:
    • Station Belden
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Naples
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Naples<8>
  • Ore City (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ore City
    • Ore City lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the south of Hughes Springs and is located in Upshur County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,254 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ore City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ore City<8>
  • Omaha (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
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    • Omaha lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northwest of Hughes Springs and is located in Morris County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 975 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Omaha have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Omaha
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Omaha<8>
  • Avinger (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avinger
    • Avinger lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the southeast of Hughes Springs and is located in Cass County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 419 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Avinger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avinger
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Avinger<8>
  • Marietta (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marietta
    • Marietta lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the north of Hughes Springs and is located in Cass County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 129 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marietta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marietta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marietta<8>
  • Jenkins (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jenkins
    • Jenkins lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the west of Hughes Springs and is located in Morris County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jenkins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jenkins

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hughes Springs. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hughes Springs.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hughes Springs ...

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

Adding Hughes Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Hughes Springs

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hughes Springs. 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 Cass, 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 Hughes Springs.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hughes Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903).
<6>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 Hughes Springs). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hughes Springs or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hughes Springs) 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 Hughes Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hughes SpringsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hughes Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9987, Longitude: -94.6311       In this case, the coordinates for Hughes Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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