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Welcome to Oil City ...

Oil City is located in the Texas Panhandle.

Oil City is located in Hutchinson County<1>.

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

Oil City is 2,950 feet [899 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Oil City is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Oil City: (806)

Communities Also Named Oil City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Oil City - they are located in Alberta, California, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Oil City ...

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

  • Borger [Hutchinson County]
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    • Borger [Hutchinson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Oil City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,225 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Borger<5>
  • Fritch [Hutchinson County]
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    • Fritch [Hutchinson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Oil City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,928 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fritch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fritch<5>
  • Stinnett [Hutchinson County]
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    • Stinnett [Hutchinson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Oil City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,753 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stinnett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stinnett<5>
  • Sanford [Hutchinson County]
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    • Sanford [Hutchinson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the south of Oil City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 155 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sanford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sanford<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Electric City [Hutchinson County]
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      • Electric City [Hutchinson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Oil City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Electric City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Phillips [Hutchinson County]
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      • Phillips [Hutchinson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Oil City
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    • Pringle [Hutchinson County]
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      • Pringle [Hutchinson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Oil City
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    • Morse [Hansford County]
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      • Morse [Hansford County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the north of Oil City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morse<5>
    • Skellytown [Carson County]
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      • Skellytown [Carson County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Oil City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 444 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Skellytown<5>
    • Sunray [Moore County]
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      • Sunray [Moore County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the northwest of Oil City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,785 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunray have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunray
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sunray<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oil City ...

Looking for more information about Oil City? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Oil City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Oil City.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oil City. 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 Hutchinson, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oil City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oil City) 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 Oil City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oil CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oil City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7470, Longitude: -101.5135       In this case, the coordinates for Oil City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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