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Welcome to Ore City ...

The city of Ore City is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).

Ore City is located in Upshur County<1>.



From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ore City has a population of 1,235 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Ore City is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Ore City: (903) & (430)<4>

The ZIP code for Ore City: 75683<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ore City had an population of 1,235 people. This is an increase of 7.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.66% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ore City had a population of 1,144 people. This makes Ore City the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,144 people, the population of Ore City increased 3.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,106 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ore City.

Communities near Ore City ...

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

  • Gilmer
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
  • Pittsburg
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Daingerfield
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
  • Hughes Springs
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hughes Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hughes Springs
    • Hughes Springs is located in Cass County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,672 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hughes Springs <6>
  • Lone Star
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
  • East Mountain
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Mountain
    • East Mountain is located in Gregg County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 878 people
  • Avinger
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Avinger have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avinger
    • Avinger is located in Cass County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 419 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Avinger <6>
  • Union Grove
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union Grove
    • Union Grove is located in Upshur County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 372 people
  • Diana
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
  • Graceton
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graceton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Graceton
    • Graceton is located in Upshur 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 Ore City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ore City.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ore City ...

Looking for more information about Ore 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ore City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ore City.

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

The official website for Upshur County: www.countyofupshur.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Upshur, 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 Ore City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ore City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903).
<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 Ore City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ore City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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