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Welcome to Nimrod ...

So far, we found very little information about Nimrod. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Nimrod to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Nimrod, please Contact Us.


Nimrod was located in the Texas Panhandle.

Nimrod would have been located within present day Eastland County<2>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Nimrod, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1888.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Nimrod is 1,690 feet [515 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Nimrod was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Nimrod would have been located in the (254) area code.

Communities Also Named Nimrod ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Texas communities named Nimrod: This one is located in Eastland County and the other is located in Liberty County.

Beyond Texas, there are 9 communities that are also named Nimrod - they are located in Arkansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana (2), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina and Oregon.

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

Communities near Nimrod ...

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

  • Eastland
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Cisco
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cisco have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cisco
    • Cisco is located in Eastland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,850 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cisco <4>
  • Cross Plains
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Rising Star
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Carbon
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carbon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbon
    • Carbon is located in Eastland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 276 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carbon <4>
  • Putnam
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Cottonwood
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottonwood
    • Cottonwood is located in Callahan County
  • Mangum ‑ Historic
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mangum have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mangum
    • Mangum is located in Eastland County
  • Okra
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Okra have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Okra
    • Okra is located in Eastland County
  • Cross Cut
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cross Cut
    • Cross Cut is located in Brown County

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

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

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

Adding Nimrod to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Nimrod 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 Nimrod was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Nimrod post office opened in 1888.

We also found Nimrod in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Nimrod.

The official website for Eastland County: www.eastlandcountytexas.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Nimrod, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Eastland, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nimrod - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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