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Welcome to Pennington ...
Pennington is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).
The location of Pennington has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Pennington, you might consider that their post office opened in 1873.
Pennington is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Pennington lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Pennington is located in the (936) area code.
The ZIP code for Pennington: 75856<4>
Communities Also Named Pennington ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 17 communities that are also named Pennington - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Delaware, Georgia (2), Kansas, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Virginia and Wisconsin (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Pennington.
Communities near Pennington ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Pennington.
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 Pennington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pennington.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pennington. 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 Pennington.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pennington. See our Newspapers Page for Pennington.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pennington ...
Looking for more information about Pennington? 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 Pennington, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pennington.
Adding Pennington to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Pennington 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 Pennington was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Pennington in the book titled .<6> From that list, the Pennington post office opened in 1873.
For more details, see References and Mentions for Pennington.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 27 Sep 2023