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Welcome to Lone Star ...

Lone Star is located in the Texas Panhandle.

Lone Star is located in Floyd County<1>.

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

Lone Star is 3,270 feet [997 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Lone Star is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Lone Star: (806)

Communities Also Named Lone Star ...

While we believe that this Lone Star is located in Floyd County, we know of another 8 Texas communities named Lone Star. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bell, Cherokee, Kaufman, Lamar, Morris, Red River, Titus and Wise County.

Beyond Texas, there are 34 communities that are also named Lone Star - they are located in Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas (2), California (2), Colorado, Idaho, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Mississippi, Missouri (3), Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Tennessee and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Lone Star ...

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

  • Plainview
  • Lockney
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lockney
    • Lockney lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Lone Star.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,619 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lockney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lockney<5>
  • Kress
  • Silverton
  • Sterley ‑ Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sterley
    • Sterley was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Lone Star.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sterley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • South Plains
  • Whitney
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    • Whitney lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Lone Star.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitney
  • Aiken
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aiken
    • Aiken lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Lone Star.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aiken have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aiken
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aiken<5>
  • Claytonville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claytonville
    • Claytonville lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Lone Star.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claytonville
  • Cedar Hill
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Hill
    • Cedar Hill lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Lone Star.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Hill

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lone Star ...

Looking for more information about Lone Star? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Lone Star, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lone Star.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lone Star. 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 Floyd, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lone Star - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lone Star) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lone Star. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2742, Longitude: -101.4163       In this case, the coordinates for Lone Star have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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