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Welcome to Priddy ...

Priddy is located in Hill Country.

Priddy is located in Mills County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Priddy, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1891.

Priddy is 1,530 feet [466 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Priddy: (325)

The ZIP code for Priddy: 76870<3>

Communities near Priddy ...

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

  • Comanche
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
  • Goldthwaite
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
  • Gustine
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gustine have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gustine
    • Gustine is located in Comanche County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 474 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gustine <4>
  • Blanket
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Mullin
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Energy
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Pottsville
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pottsville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pottsville
    • Pottsville is located in Hamilton County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottsville <4>
  • Bozar
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bozar
    • Bozar is located in Mills County
  • Williams Ranch ‑ Historic
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Williams Ranch. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williams Ranch
    • Williams Ranch is located in Mills County
  • Center City
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Center City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center City
    • Center City is located in Mills County

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 Priddy. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Priddy.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Priddy ...

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

Adding Priddy to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Priddy 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 Priddy was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Priddy post office opened in 1891.

We also found Priddy in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Priddy.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Mills, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Priddy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Priddy). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Priddy or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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