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Welcome to Longview ...

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

Longview is primarily located in Gregg County<1> and is the County Seat for Gregg County. A portion of Longview extends into Harrison County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Longview has a population of 81,689 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Longview was established in 1871.

Longview is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Longview: (903) and (430)<4>

The ZIP codes for Longview: 75601-75608, 75615<5>

Websites for Longview ...

Official Website:   www.ci.longview.tx.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.longviewtx.com/

Junior League:   jllongview.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Longview had an population of 81,689 people. This is an increase of 1.53% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.38% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Longview had a population of 80,455 people (or 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 total 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).

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.

Communities near Longview ...

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

  • Kilgore [Gregg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kilgore
    • Kilgore [Gregg County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Longview
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,857 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kilgore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kilgore<7>
  • Gladewater [Gregg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gladewater
    • Gladewater [Gregg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Longview
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,352 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gladewater have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gladewater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gladewater<7>
  • White Oak [Gregg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Oak
    • White Oak [Gregg County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Longview
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,283 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Oak<7>
  • Gilmer [Upshur County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilmer
    • Gilmer [Upshur County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Longview
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,188 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilmer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilmer<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hallsville [Harrison County]
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      • Hallsville [Harrison County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Longview
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,406 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hallsville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hallsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hallsville<7>
    • Tatum [Rusk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tatum
      • Tatum [Rusk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Longview
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,417 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tatum have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tatum
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tatum<7>
    • New London [Rusk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New London
      • New London [Rusk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Longview
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,013 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New London have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New London
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New London<7>
    • Lakeport [Gregg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeport
      • Lakeport [Gregg County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Longview
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 997 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeport have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakeport<7>
    • Clarksville City [Gregg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksville City
      • Clarksville City [Gregg County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Longview
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 945 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarksville City have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksville City
    • East Mountain [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Mountain
      • East Mountain [Upshur County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Longview
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 878 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Mountain

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Longview.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Longview. Our list includes 17 papers. See our Newspapers 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.

Adding Longview to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Longview in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Longview was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Longview on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Texas (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Longview on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Texas

About Gregg County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Longview: www.ci.longview.tx.us/

The official website for Gregg County: www.co.gregg.tx.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Gregg, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Longview.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Longview - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903).
<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 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.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LongviewOur 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    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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