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The city of Seagraves is located in the Texas Panhandle.

Seagraves is located in Gaines County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Seagraves, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1921.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Seagraves has a population of 2,942 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Seagraves is 3,340 feet [1,018 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Seagraves is about ¾ mile [or 1 km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Seagraves (for example, toward Lovington (NM)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Seagraves is within the boundaries of the (806) area code.

The ZIP code for Seagraves: 79359<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Seagraves had an population of 2,942 people. This is an increase of 21.72% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.05% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Seagraves had a population of 2,417 people (or 13.79% of the total population of Gaines County). This makes Seagraves the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,417 people, the population of Seagraves increased 3.56% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,334 people).

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

Communities Also Named Seagraves ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Seagraves - it's located in Georgia.

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

Communities near Seagraves ...

We have created a list of 9 communities that are near Seagraves.

  • Seminole
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
  • Denver City
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
  • Wellman
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellman have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellman
    • Wellman is located in Terry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 200 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellman <5>
  • Loop
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
  • Tokio ‑ Historic
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
  • White City ‑ Historic
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White City
    • White City is located in Gaines County
  • Plains
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Brownfield
    (23 miles [37 km] to the northeast)
  • Welch
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Welch have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Welch
    • Welch is located in Dawson County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Welch <5>

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Seagraves ...

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

Adding Seagraves to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From that list, the Seagraves post office opened in 1921.

We also found Seagraves on a map titled Road Map for Texas (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Seagraves.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Seagraves. 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 Gaines, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Seagraves.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Seagraves - 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 city (such as Seagraves). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Seagraves or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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