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Welcome to Mineral Wells ...

The city of Mineral Wells is primarily located in Palo Pinto County<1>. A portion of Mineral Wells extends into Parker County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Mineral Wells: Mineral Wls.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mineral Wells has a population of 15,213 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Mineral Wells is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Mineral Wells: (940)

The ZIP codes for Mineral Wells: 76067-76068<5>

Websites for Mineral Wells ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.mineralwellstx.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Mineral Wells, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mineral Wells had an population of 15,213 people. This is a decrease of 9.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.23% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mineral Wells had a population of 16,788 people (or 59.72% of the total population of Palo Pinto County). This makes Mineral Wells the county's most populous community.

The population of Mineral Wells represents 0.07% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 145th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 16,788 people, the population of Mineral Wells has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 16,946 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mineral Wells.

Adding Mineral Wells to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities Also Named Mineral Wells ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Mineral Wells - they are located in Mississippi and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Mineral Wells ...

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

  • Weatherford [Parker County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weatherford
    • Weatherford [Parker County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Mineral Wells
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,547 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weatherford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weatherford<7>
  • Graford [Palo Pinto County]
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    • Graford [Palo Pinto County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Mineral Wells
    • Estimated population in 2019: 627 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graford<7>
  • Millsap [Parker County]
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    • Millsap [Parker County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Mineral Wells
    • Estimated population in 2019: 461 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millsap have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millsap
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millsap<7>
  • Cool [Parker County]
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    • Cool [Parker County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the east of Mineral Wells
    • Estimated population in 2019: 187 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cool have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cool
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Salesville [Palo Pinto County]
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      • Salesville [Palo Pinto County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Mineral Wells
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salesville
    • Authon [Parker County]
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      • Authon [Parker County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Mineral Wells
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Authon
    • Whitt [Parker County]
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      • Whitt [Parker County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Mineral Wells
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitt<7>
    • Peaster [Parker County]
    • Greenwood [Parker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
      • Greenwood [Parker County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Mineral Wells
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
    • Palo Pinto [Palo Pinto County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palo Pinto
      • Palo Pinto [Palo Pinto County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Mineral Wells
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palo Pinto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palo Pinto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palo Pinto<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mineral Wells. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Mineral Wells.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mineral Wells ...

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

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

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Palo Pinto, 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 Mineral Wells.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mineral Wells - 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 Mineral Wells). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mineral Wells or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Mineral Wells includes: 76067 & 76068.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mineral Wells) 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 Mineral Wells. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mineral WellsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mineral Wells. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8169, Longitude: -98.0777       In this case, the coordinates for Mineral Wells 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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