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Junction, Texas

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Welcome to Junction ...

The city of Junction is located in Hill Country.

Junction is located in Kimble County<1> and is the County Seat for Kimble County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Junction has a population of 2,416 people<2> (see below for details).

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

The community of Junction is 1,700 feet [518 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Junction: (325)

The ZIP code for Junction: 76849<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Junction had an population of 2,416 people. This is a decrease of 6.14% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.72% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Junction had a population of 2,574 people (or 55.87% of the total population of Kimble County). This makes Junction the county's most populous community.

The population of Junction represents 0.01% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 503rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,574 people, the population of Junction decreased 1.68% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,618 people).

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

Communities Also Named Junction ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 48 communities that are also named Junction - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (4), Idaho, Illinois (3), Indiana (6), Iowa (3), Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Massachusetts, Montana (2), Nevada (2), New Mexico, New York (3), North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (3), Ontario (2), South Carolina, Utah, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (4).

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

Communities near Junction ...

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

  • Segovia [Kimble County]
  • Telegraph [Kimble County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Telegraph
    • Telegraph [Kimble County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Junction
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Telegraph have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Telegraph<6>
  • Roosevelt [Kimble County]
  • London [Kimble County]
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    • Noxville [Kimble County] - Historic
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      • Noxville [Kimble County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Junction
    • Menard [Menard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Menard
      • Menard [Menard County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<5> to the north of Junction
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,397 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Menard<6>
    • Fort McKavett [Menard County] - Historic
    • Hext [Menard County]
    • Streeter [Mason County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Streeter
      • Streeter [Mason County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Junction
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Streeter
    • Mountain Home [Kerr County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Home
      • Mountain Home [Kerr County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Junction
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Home have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Home
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain Home<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Junction ...

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

Adding Junction to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Texas

About Kimble County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Kimble, 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 Junction.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Junction - 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 Junction). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Junction or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Junction) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Junction. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from JunctionOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4894, Longitude: -99.7746    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






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