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Lyford, Texas

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Welcome to Lyford ...

The city of Lyford is located in Willacy County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Lyford has a population of 2,553 people<2> (see below for details).

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

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

Lyford lies within the (956) area code.

The ZIP code for Lyford: 78569<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lyford had a population of 2,611 people (which is 11.8% of the total population of Willacy County). This makes Lyford the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Lyford represents 0.01% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 497th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,611 people, the population of Lyford increased 32.34% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,973 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Lyford had an population of 2,553 people. This is a decrease of 2.22% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29.4% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Lyford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Lyford - it's located in Indiana.

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

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 Lyford. 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 Lyford. 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 Lyford.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lyford ...

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

Communities near Lyford ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Harlingen   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the South (S) of Lyford

Located in Cameron County

Mercedes   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Lyford

Located in Hidalgo County

Raymondville   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of Lyford

La Feria   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Lyford

Located in Cameron County

Elsa   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Lyford

Located in Hidalgo County

Primera   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Lyford

Located in Cameron County

Edcouch   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Lyford

Located in Hidalgo County

Combes   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Lyford

Located in Cameron County

La Villa   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Lyford

Located in Hidalgo County

Santa Rosa   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Lyford

Located in Cameron County

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

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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 Lyford.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lyford - 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 Lyford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lyford 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' (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- Lyford) 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 Lyford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lyford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lyford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 26.4147, Longitude: -97.7896     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lyford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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