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Welcome to Ransom Canyon ...

The town of Ransom Canyon is located in Lubbock County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Ransom Canyon: Ransom Cyn. (or less commonly used: Ransom Canyn. or Ransom Cnyn.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Ransom Canyon has a population of 1,113 people<2> (see below for details).

Ransom Canyon is 2,940 feet [896 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Ransom Canyon is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Ransom Canyon lies within the (806) area code.

The ZIP code for Ransom Canyon: 79366<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ransom Canyon had a population of 1,096 people. This makes Ransom Canyon the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,096 people, the population of Ransom Canyon increased 8.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,011 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Ransom Canyon had an population of 1,113 people. This is an increase of 1.55% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.09% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ransom Canyon.

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 Ransom Canyon. 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 Ransom Canyon. 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 Ransom Canyon.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ransom Canyon ...

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

Communities near Ransom Canyon ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Lubbock   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the West (W) of Ransom Canyon

Slaton   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Ransom Canyon

Wolfforth   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Ransom Canyon

Idalou   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Ransom Canyon

Lorenzo   [Map]

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

Located in Crosby County

New Deal   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Ransom Canyon

Wilson   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Ransom Canyon

Located in Lynn County

New Home   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Ransom Canyon

Located in Lynn County

Kitalou   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Ransom Canyon

Heckville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Ransom Canyon

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lubbock County: www.co.lubbock.tx.us/

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

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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ransom Canyon.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ransom Canyon - 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 town (such as Ransom Canyon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ransom Canyon 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' (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- Ransom Canyon) 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 Ransom Canyon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ransom Canyon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ransom Canyon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5304, Longitude: -101.6839     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ransom Canyon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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