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Welcome to May ...
May is located in the Texas Panhandle.
The location of May has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of May, you might consider that their post office opened in 1881.
May is 1,660 feet [506 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: May lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for May: (254)
The ZIP code for May: 76857<4>
Communities Also Named May ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 19 communities that are also named May - they are located in Arkansas (2), California (2), Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (2), North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and West Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for May.
Communities near May ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near May.
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 May. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for May.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of May. 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 May.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around May. See our Newspapers Page for May.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for May ...
Looking for more information about May? 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 May, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for May.
Adding May to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of May 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 May was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
We also found May in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for May.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Nov 2023