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Rice, Texas
(Navarro County)

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The location of Rice

Welcome to Rice ...

The city of Rice is primarily located in Navarro County. A portion of Rice extends into Ellis County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Rice has a population of 973 people<1> (see below for details).

Rice is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area Codes for Rice: (214), (469)<3> and (972)

The ZIP code for Rice: 75155<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rice had a population of 923 people. This makes Rice the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 923 people, the population of Rice increased 15.66% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 798 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Rice had an population of 973 people. This is an increase of 5.42% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.93% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Rice ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Bardwell   [Map]   689   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Blooming Grove   [Map]   831   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Corsicana   [Map]   23,683   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ennis   [Map]   19,261   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Garrett   [Map]   847   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kerens   [Map]   1,531   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Rice ...

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

Beyond Texas, there are 17 communities that are also named Rice - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, California, Illinois (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

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

See 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 Rice. 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 Rice. 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 Rice.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rice ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Navarro County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rice.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rice - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Of the area codes for Rice, area code (469, 972) is an overlay.

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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 Rice). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rice 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rice) 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 Rice. 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 Rice

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rice. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2440, Longitude: -96.4977     [Map].

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