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Longview, Texas

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Welcome to Longview ...

The city of Longview is primarily located in Gregg County and is the County Seat for Gregg County. A portion of Longview extends into Harrison County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Longview has a population of 81,647 people<1> (see below for details).

Longview was established in 1871.

The community of Longview is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Longview: (903) & (430)<3>

The ZIP codes for Longview: 75601-75608, 75615<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Longview had a population of 80,455 people (which is 66.09% of the total population of Gregg County). This makes Longview the county's most populous community.

The population of Longview represents 0.32% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 40th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 80,455 people, the population of Longview increased 9.7% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 73,344 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Longview had an population of 81,647 people. This is an increase of 1.48% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.32% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Longview ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 32 communities that are also named Longview - they are located in Alabama (2), Alberta, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia (2), Illinois, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Mississippi (3), Missouri (3), New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia (3), Washington (2) and West Virginia.

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

Websites for Longview ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

Junior League:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Longview. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Longview. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Longview. Our list includes 17 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Longview:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Longview ...

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

Communities near Longview ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Kilgore   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Longview

White Oak   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of Longview

Gladewater   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Longview

Hallsville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Longview

Located in Harrison County

Tatum   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Longview

Located in Rusk County

New London   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Longview

Located in Rusk County

Lakeport   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Longview

Clarksville City   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Longview

East Mountain   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Longview

Located in Upshur County

Easton   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Longview

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Longview.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About Gregg County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Longview:

The official website for Gregg County:

The official website for State of Texas:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Longview.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Longview - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903).
<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 Longview). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Longview or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Longview includes: 75601, 75602, 75603, 75604, 75605, 75606, 75607 & 75608.
<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- Longview) 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 Longview. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Longview

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Longview. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5008, Longitude: -94.7404     [Map].






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