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Welcome to Kennard ...

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

Kennard is located in Houston County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Kennard, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1902.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kennard has a population of 327 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Kennard is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Kennard: (936)

The ZIP code for Kennard: 75847<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kennard had an population of 327 people. This is a decrease of 2.97% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.15% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kennard had a population of 337 people. This makes Kennard the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 337 people, the population of Kennard increased 6.31% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 317 people).

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

Communities Also Named Kennard ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 6 communities that are also named Kennard - they are located in Indiana, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

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

Communities near Kennard ...

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

  • Crockett
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crockett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crockett
    • Crockett is located in Houston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,350 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crockett <6>
  • Grapeland
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Wells
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wells have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wells
    • Wells is located in Cherokee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 781 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wells <6>
  • Latexo
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
  • Tadmor
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tadmor
    • Tadmor is located in Houston County
  • Belott
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belott
    • Belott is located in Houston County
  • Center Point ‑ Historic
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Center Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center Point
    • Center Point is located in Trinity County
  • Hickory Creek
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Creek
    • Hickory Creek is located in Houston County
  • Centralia
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centralia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centralia
    • Centralia is located in Trinity County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centralia <6>
  • Pennington
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pennington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pennington
    • Pennington is located in Trinity County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pennington <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 Kennard. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kennard.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kennard ...

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

Adding Kennard to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Kennard in the book titled .<7> From that list, the Kennard post office opened in 1902.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Kennard.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kennard. 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 Houston, 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 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 Kennard.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kennard - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Kennard). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kennard or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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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