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Welcome to Point Blank ...

The city of Point Blank is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).

Point Blank is located in San Jacinto County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Point Blank: Pt. Blank

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Point Blank has a population of 747 people<2> (see below for details).

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

The community of Point Blank is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Point Blank: (936)

The ZIP code for Point Blank: 77364<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Point Blank had an population of 747 people. This is an increase of 8.58% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.63% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Point Blank had a population of 688 people. This makes Point Blank the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 688 people, the population of Point Blank increased 23.08% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 559 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Point Blank.

Communities near Point Blank ...

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

  • Livingston [Polk County]
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    • Livingston [Polk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Point Blank
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,503 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Livingston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Livingston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Livingston<7>
  • Onalaska [Polk County]
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    • Onalaska [Polk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Point Blank
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,167 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Onalaska have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Onalaska
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Onalaska<7>
  • Trinity [Trinity County]
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    • Trinity [Trinity County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Point Blank
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,800 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trinity have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trinity
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trinity<7>
  • Coldspring [San Jacinto County]
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    • Coldspring [San Jacinto County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Point Blank
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 950 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coldspring have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coldspring<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Riverside [Walker County]
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      • Riverside [Walker County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Point Blank
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 547 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverside have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Riverside<7>
    • Goodrich [Polk County]
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      • Goodrich [Polk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Point Blank
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 338 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodrich have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goodrich<7>
    • Oakhurst [San Jacinto County]
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      • Oakhurst [San Jacinto County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Point Blank
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakhurst have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakhurst
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakhurst<7>
    • Laurel Hill [San Jacinto County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel Hill
      • Laurel Hill [San Jacinto County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Point Blank
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    • Dodge [Walker County]
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      • Dodge [Walker County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Point Blank
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dodge have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dodge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dodge<7>
    • Evergreen [San Jacinto County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen
      • Evergreen [San Jacinto County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Point Blank
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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 Point Blank. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Point Blank.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Point Blank ...

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

Adding Point Blank to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Point Blank in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Point Blank was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Point Blank on our Genealogy Page.

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About San Jacinto County

About Texas

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

The official website for San Jacinto County: www.co.san-jacinto.tx.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including San Jacinto, 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 Point Blank.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Point Blank - 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 Point Blank). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Point Blank 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Point Blank) 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 Point Blank. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Point BlankOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Point Blank. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7458, Longitude: -95.2130    
<6>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.
<7>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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