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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Palmer.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Palmer ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dallas. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the north of Palmer. Dallas has a population of 1,341,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fort Worth. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the northwest of Palmer and has a population of 874,000 people.

For comparison, Palmer has a population of 2,100 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Palmer and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Allen   [Map]   100,685   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Arlington   [Map]   396,394   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Carrollton   [Map]   135,710   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Flower Mound   [Map]   76,681   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Frisco   [Map]   177,286   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Garland   [Map]   238,002   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Grand Prairie   [Map]   193,837   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Irving   [Map]   240,373   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lewisville   [Map]   106,021   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Mansfield   [Map]   68,928   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Mesquite   [Map]   143,949   N   23 miles [37 km]
North Richland Hills   [Map]   70,441   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Plano   [Map]   286,143   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Richardson   [Map]   116,783   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Rowlett   [Map]   62,868   N   33 miles [53.1 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Alma   [Map]   378   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bardwell   [Map]   689   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Crisp   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Ennis   [Map]   19,261   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ferris   [Map]   2,622   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Garrett   [Map]   847   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Glenn Heights   [Map]   13,084   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ike   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Oak Leaf   [Map]   1,486   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pecan Hill   [Map]   685   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Red Oak   [Map]   12,780   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Telico   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Walnut Springs   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Waxahachie   [Map]   35,340   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Wilmer   [Map]   4,136   N   11 miles [17.7 km]

For more communities neighboring Palmer, please visit our County-by-County Page for Palmer.

Ellis County ...

Palmer is located in Ellis County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Ellis County: Dallas, Henderson, Hill, Johnson, Kaufman, Navarro & Tarrant.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Palmer ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Palmer.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Palmer ...

Looking for more information about Palmer? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Palmer, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Palmer.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Palmer.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Palmer. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Palmer. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Texas

    Texas Tourism
    Parks for Texas

    Fishing in Texas
    Hunting in Texas

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Texas Statewide Tourism
    Palmer Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Palmer


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Texas

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Texas

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Texas

Airports Near Palmer ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Palmer.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Ennis Muni.   [Map]   F41   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ferris Red Oak Muni.   [Map]   12T   NNW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lancaster Airport(ICAO: KLNC)   [Map]   LNC   NNW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Midlothian - Waxahachie Muni.   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mid-Way Rgnl.(ICAO: KJWY)   [Map]   JWY   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dallas Exec.(RBD/KRBD)   [Map]   RBD   NNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Phil L. Hudson Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   23 miles [37 km]
Mesquite Metro Airport(ICAO: KHQZ)   [Map]   HQZ   NNE   23 miles [37 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Palmer.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Palmer. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dallas Love Fld. (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]   DAL   NNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl. (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]   DFW   NNW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]   ---   NNW   38 miles [61.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Addison Airport (ICAO: KADS)   [Map]   ADS   NNW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Fort Worth Alliance Airport (AFW/KAFW)   [Map]   AFW   NW   53 miles [85.3 km]
Waco Rgnl. (ACT/KACT)   [Map]   ACT   SSW   65 miles [104.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Ennis Muni.   [Map]   F41   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ferris Red Oak Muni.   [Map]   12T   NNW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lancaster Airport(ICAO: KLNC)   [Map]   LNC   NNW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Midlothian - Waxahachie Muni.   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mid-Way Rgnl.(ICAO: KJWY)   [Map]   JWY   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dallas Exec.(RBD/KRBD)   [Map]   RBD   NNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Phil L. Hudson Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   23 miles [37 km]
Mesquite Metro Airport(ICAO: KHQZ)   [Map]   HQZ   NNE   23 miles [37 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Dallas Love Fld.   (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
        Website for Dallas Love Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.   (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]
        Website for Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lancaster Airport   (ICAO: KLNC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mid-Way Rgnl.   (ICAO: KJWY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dallas Exec.   (RBD/KRBD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mesquite Metro Airport   (ICAO: KHQZ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grand Prairie Muni.   (ICAO: KGPM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Arlington Muni.   (ICAO: KGKY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Terrell Muni.   (ICAO: KTRL)   [Map]
        Website for Terrell Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Corsicana Muni.   (ICAO: KCRS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hillsboro Muni.   (ICAO: KINJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Killeen - Fort Hood Rgnl.   (GRK/KGRK)   [Map]
        Website for Killeen - Fort Hood Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Austin - Bergstrom Intl.   (AUS/KAUS)   [Map]
        Website for Austin - Bergstrom International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
George Bush Intercontinental   (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
        Website for George Bush Intercontinental Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Addison Airport   (ICAO: KADS)   [Map]
        Website for Addison Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fort Worth Alliance Airport   (AFW/KAFW)   [Map]
        Website for Fort Worth Alliance Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Waco Rgnl.   (ACT/KACT)   [Map]
        Website for Waco Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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About Ellis County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Ellis County: www.co.ellis.tx.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Palmer.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Palmer. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Palmer) 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 Palmer. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Palmer

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Palmer. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4274, Longitude: -96.6736     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Palmer have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Palmer), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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