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Welcome to Mathis ...

The city of Mathis is located on the Gulf Coast.

Mathis is located in San Patricio County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mathis has a population of 4,709 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Mathis.

The community of Mathis is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Mathis: (361)

The ZIP code for Mathis: 78368<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mathis had an population of 4,709 people. This is a decrease of 4.71% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mathis had a population of 4,942 people (or 7.63% of the total population of San Patricio County). This makes Mathis the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Mathis represents 0.02% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 339th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,942 people, the population of Mathis decreased 1.83% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,034 people).

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

Communities Also Named Mathis ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Mathis - they are located in Missouri, North Carolina and South Carolina.

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

Communities near Mathis ...

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

  • Sinton (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sinton
    • Sinton lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Mathis and is located in San Patricio County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,281 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sinton<7>
  • Odem (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Odem
    • Odem lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Mathis and is located in San Patricio County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,380 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Odem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Odem<7>
  • Orange Grove (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orange Grove
    • Orange Grove lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Mathis and is located in Jim Wells County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,296 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orange Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orange Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orange Grove<7>
  • San Patricio (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Patricio
    • San Patricio lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Mathis and is located in San Patricio County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 366 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for San Patricio have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Patricio
  • Pernitas Point (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pernitas Point
    • Pernitas Point lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southwest of Mathis and is located in Jim Wells County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pernitas Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pernitas Point
  • Sandia (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandia
    • Sandia lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Mathis and is located in Jim Wells County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sandia<7>
  • Tynan (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Casa Blanca (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Casa Blanca
    • Casa Blanca lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Mathis and is located in Jim Wells County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Casa Blanca
  • K-Bar Ranch (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for K-Bar Ranch
    • K-Bar Ranch lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Mathis and is located in Jim Wells County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for K-Bar Ranch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on K-Bar Ranch
  • Sandy Hollow-Escondidas (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Hollow-Escondidas
    • Sandy Hollow-Escondidas lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Mathis and is located in Nueces County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Hollow-Escondidas

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mathis ...

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

Adding Mathis to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mathis 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 Mathis was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Mathis on a map titled Road Map for Texas (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including San Patricio, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mathis.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mathis - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Mathis). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mathis or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Mathis) 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 Mathis. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MathisOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mathis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 28.0955, Longitude: -97.8229       In this case, the coordinates for Mathis have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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