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Melvin, Texas

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Welcome to Melvin ...

The town of Melvin is located in McCulloch County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Melvin has a population of 167 people<2> (see below for details).

Melvin is 1,830 feet [558 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Melvin is located in the (325) area code.

The ZIP code for Melvin: 76858<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Melvin had a population of 178 people. This makes Melvin the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 178 people, the population of Melvin increased 14.84% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 155 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Melvin had an population of 167 people. This is a decrease of 6.18% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.74% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Melvin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Melvin - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario and Pennsylvania.

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

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 Melvin. 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 Melvin. 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 Melvin.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Melvin ...

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

Communities near Melvin ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Brady   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the East (E) of Melvin

Eden   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the West (W) of Melvin

Located in Concho County

Salt Gap   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the North (N) of Melvin

Pear Valley   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Melvin

Doole   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the North (N) of Melvin

Lohn   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Melvin

Calf Creek   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Melvin

Millersview   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Melvin

Located in Concho County

Live Oak   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the West (W) of Melvin

Located in Concho County

Rochelle   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the East (E) of Melvin

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Texas

About McCulloch County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Melvin. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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 Melvin.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Melvin - 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 town (such as Melvin). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Melvin 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Melvin) 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 Melvin. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Melvin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Melvin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1993, Longitude: -99.5809     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Melvin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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