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Post, Texas
(Garza County)

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The location of Post

Welcome to Post ...

The city of Post is located in Garza County and is the County Seat for Garza County.

The location of Post has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Post has a population of 5,469 people<2> (see below for details).

Post was established in 1907.

The community of Post is 2,610 feet [796 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Post is ½ mile above sea level.

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

Post is located in the (806) area code.

The ZIP code for Post: 79356<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Post had a population of 5,376 people (or 83.21% of the total population of Garza County). This makes Post the county's most populous community.

The population of Post represents 0.02% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 322nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,376 people, the population of Post increased 44.98% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,708 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Post had an population of 5,469 people. This is an increase of 1.73% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 47.49% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Post.

Communities Also Named Post ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Texas communities named Post: This one is located in Garza County and the other is located in Panola County.

Beyond Texas, there are 7 communities that are also named Post - they are located in Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Montana, Oregon and Tennessee.

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

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 Post. 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 Post. 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 Post.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Post ...

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

Communities near Post ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Close City   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the West (W) of Post

Verbena   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Post

Canyon Valley   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Post

Located in Crosby County

Justiceburg   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Post

New Lynn   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Post

Located in Lynn County

Cap Rock   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) of Post

Located in Crosby County

Wilson   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Post

Located in Lynn County

Slaton   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Post

Located in Lubbock County

Tahoka   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) of Post

Located in Lynn County

Fluvanna   [Map]

Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Post

Located in Scurry County

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Post.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Post - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Post) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Post. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Post

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Post. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1910, Longitude: -101.3815     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Post have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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