RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Home >> State of Texas >> Coke County >> SancoIndex...










Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
Texas


The Commemorative Quarter for Texas







Welcome to Sanco ...

So far, we found very little information about Sanco. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Sanco to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Sanco, please Contact Us.


Sanco was located in the Texas Panhandle.

Sanco would have been located within present day Coke County<2>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Sanco, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1889.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Sanco is 2,060 feet [628 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Sanco was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Sanco once stood is in the (325) area code.

Communities near Sanco ...

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

  • Robert Lee
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
  • Bronte
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bronte have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bronte
    • Bronte is located in Coke County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 979 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bronte <4>
  • Blackwell
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blackwell have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackwell
    • Blackwell is located in Coke County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 311 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blackwell <4>
  • Edith
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edith
    • Edith is located in Coke County
  • Silver ‑ Historic
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Maryneal
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maryneal have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maryneal
    • Maryneal is located in Nolan County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maryneal <4>
  • Hylton
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hylton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hylton
    • Hylton is located in Nolan County
  • Maverick ‑ Historic
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maverick have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maverick
    • Maverick is located in Runnels County
  • Tennyson
    (23 miles [37 km] to the southeast)
  • Nolan
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nolan have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nolan
    • Nolan is located in Nolan County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nolan <4>

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

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

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

Adding Sanco to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sanco 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 Sanco was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Sanco in the book titled .<6> From that list, the Sanco post office opened in 1889.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Sanco.

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

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Sanco, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Coke, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sanco - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

Copyright 2024
All Rights Reserved

Thank you for visiting our website.

In closing, please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write: Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified/updated: 16 Jul 2024