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Welcome to Mangum ...
So far, we found very little information about Mangum. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Mangum to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Mangum, please Contact Us.
Mangum was located in the Texas Panhandle.
The location of Mangum has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Mangum, you might consider that their post office opened in 1899.
While the community is gone, the present day location for Mangum is 1,480 feet [451 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: The area where Mangum was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The location where Mangum once stood is in the (254) area code.
Communities Also Named Mangum ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 6 communities that are also named Mangum - they are located in Idaho, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Tennessee.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mangum.
Communities near Mangum ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mangum.
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 Mangum. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mangum.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mangum. 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 Mangum.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mangum. See our Newspapers Page for Mangum.
Adding Mangum to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Mangum 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 Mangum was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
For more details, see References and Mentions for Mangum.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Eastland County: www.eastlandcountytexas.com/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 Feb 2024