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Porter, Texas

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Welcome to Porter ...

Porter is located in Montgomery County.

Porter is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Porter is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (281)<2>, (713) & (832).

The ZIP code for Porter: 77365<3>

Communities Also Named Porter ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Porter - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky (2), Maine, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico (2), New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia (2).

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Porter. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Porter. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Porter.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Porter:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Porter ...

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

Communities near Porter ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Humble   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the South (S) of Porter

Located in Harris County

Cleveland   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Porter

Located in Liberty County

Oak Ridge North   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Porter

Shenandoah   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Porter

Splendora   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Porter

Patton Village   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Porter

Roman Forest   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Porter

Woodbranch   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Porter

Cut and Shoot   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Porter

Plum Grove   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Porter

Located in Liberty County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Porter.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Porter - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Of the area codes for Porter, area code (281, 832) is an overlay.

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<3>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 community (such as Porter). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Porter or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Porter) 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 Porter. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Porter

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Porter. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.1044, Longitude: -95.2365     [Map].

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