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The town of Lone Oak is located

Lone Oak is located in Hunt County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Lone Oak, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1869.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lone Oak has a population of 676 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Lone Oak is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Lone Oak: (903) & (430)<5>

The ZIP code for Lone Oak: 75453<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lone Oak had an population of 676 people. This is an increase of 13.04% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29.75% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lone Oak had a population of 598 people. This makes Lone Oak the county's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 598 people, the population of Lone Oak increased 14.78% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 521 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lone Oak.

Communities Also Named Lone Oak ...

While we believe that this Lone Oak is located in Hunt County, we know of another 6 Texas communities named Lone Oak. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bexar, Cherokee, Colorado, Erath, Lamar and Navarro County.

Beyond Texas, there are 21 communities that are also named Lone Oak - they are located in Colorado, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky (3), Maryland, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Virginia (2), Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Lone Oak ...

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

  • Greenville
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Commerce
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Commerce have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Commerce
    • Commerce is located in Hunt County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,700 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Commerce <7>
  • West Tawakoni
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Tawakoni have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Tawakoni
    • West Tawakoni is located in Hunt County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,994 people
  • Caddo Mills
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caddo Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caddo Mills
    • Caddo Mills is located in Hunt County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,709 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caddo Mills <7>
  • Quinlan
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quinlan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quinlan
    • Quinlan is located in Hunt County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,545 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quinlan <7>
  • Emory
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
  • East Tawakoni
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Tawakoni have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Tawakoni
    • East Tawakoni is located in Rains County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 991 people
  • Point
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Cumby
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumby
    • Cumby is located in Hopkins County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 794 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cumby <7>
  • Campbell
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Campbell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Campbell
    • Campbell is located in Hunt County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 634 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campbell <7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lone Oak ...

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

Adding Lone Oak to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Lone Oak in the book titled .<8> From that list, the Lone Oak post office opened in 1869.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Lone Oak.

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

The official website for Hunt County: www.huntcounty.net

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Hunt, 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 Lone Oak.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lone Oak - 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 town (such as Lone Oak). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lone Oak or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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