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Welcome to La Ward ...

The city of La Ward is located in Jackson County.

The location of La Ward has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, La Ward has a population of 220 people<2> (see below for details).

La Ward is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

La Ward is located in the (361) area code.

The ZIP code for La Ward: 77970<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, La Ward had an population of 220 people. This is an increase of 3.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, La Ward had a population of 213 people. This makes La Ward the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 213 people, the population of La Ward increased 6.5% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 200 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for La Ward.

Communities near La Ward ...

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

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    • Port Lavaca [Calhoun County]

      • Port Lavaca [Calhoun County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of La Ward
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    • Edna [Jackson County]

      • Edna [Jackson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of La Ward
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    • Palacios [Matagorda County]

      • Palacios [Matagorda County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of La Ward
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    • Ganado [Jackson County]

      • Ganado [Jackson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of La Ward
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    • Point Comfort [Calhoun County]

      • Point Comfort [Calhoun County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of La Ward
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    • Lolita [Jackson County]

      • Lolita [Jackson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of La Ward
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    • Francitas [Jackson County]

      • Francitas [Jackson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of La Ward
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    • Weedhaven [Jackson County]

      • Weedhaven [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of La Ward
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    • Vanderbilt [Jackson County]

      • Vanderbilt [Jackson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of La Ward
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    • La Salle [Jackson County]

      • La Salle [Jackson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of La Ward
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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 La Ward. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for La Ward.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for La Ward ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About Jackson County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for La Ward. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for La Ward.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around La Ward - 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 La Ward). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether La Ward 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- La Ward) 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 La Ward. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from La Ward

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in La Ward. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 28.8464, Longitude: -96.4649       In this case, the coordinates for La Ward have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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