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Nixon, Texas

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Welcome to Nixon ...

The city of Nixon is primarily located in Gonzales County<1>. A portion of Nixon extends into Wilson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Nixon has a population of 2,542 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Nixon is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Nixon: (830)

The ZIP code for Nixon: 78140<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Nixon had an population of 2,542 people. This is an increase of 6.58% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.29% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Nixon had a population of 2,385 people (which is 12.04% of the total population of Gonzales County). This makes Nixon the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,385 people, the population of Nixon increased 9.1% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,186 people).

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

Communities Also Named Nixon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Nixon - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Mississippi (2), Nevada (2), New Brunswick, New Jersey, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2) and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Nixon ...

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

  • Stockdale [Wilson County]
  • Smiley [Gonzales County]
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    • Smiley [Gonzales County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Nixon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 570 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smiley<6>
  • Pandora [Wilson County]
  • Caddo [Wilson County]
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    • Caddo [Wilson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Nixon
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    • Dewville [Gonzales County]
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      • Dewville [Gonzales County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Nixon
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    • Gillett [Karnes County]
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      • Gillett [Karnes County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Nixon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gillett have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gillett<6>
    • Leesville [Gonzales County]
    • Nockenut [Wilson County]
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      • Nockenut [Wilson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Nixon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nockenut have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Denhawken [Wilson County]
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      • Denhawken [Wilson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Nixon
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    • Alum [Wilson County]
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      • Alum [Wilson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Nixon
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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 Nixon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Nixon.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nixon ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Gonzales, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Nixon.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nixon - 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 city (such as Nixon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Nixon 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 '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- Nixon) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Nixon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Nixon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nixon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.2701, Longitude: -97.7617    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






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