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Welcome to Seminole ...

The city of Seminole is located in Gaines County and is the County Seat for Gaines County.

When the people of Seminole refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Seminolian<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Seminole has a population of 7,629 people<2> (see below for details).

Seminole is 3,310 feet [1,009 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Seminole is about ¾ mile [or 1 km] above sea level.

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

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

Seminole lies within the (432) area code.

The ZIP code for Seminole: 79360<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Seminole had a population of 6,430 people (which is 36.69% of the total population of Gaines County). This makes Seminole the county's most populous community.

The population of Seminole represents 0.03% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 281st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,430 people, the population of Seminole increased 8.8% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,910 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Seminole had an population of 7,629 people. This is an increase of 18.65% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29.09% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Seminole ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Seminole - they are located in Alabama, Florida (3), North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and West Virginia (2).

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

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 Seminole. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Seminole.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Seminole ...

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

Communities near Seminole ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Seagraves   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the North (N) of Seminole

Florey   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Seminole

Located in Andrews County

Loop   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Seminole

Denver City   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Seminole

Located in Yoakum County

Shafter Lake   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) of Seminole

Located in Andrews County

Frankel City   [Map]

Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South (S) of Seminole

Located in Andrews County

White City   [Map]

Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East (E) of Seminole

Wellman   [Map]

Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Seminole

Located in Terry County

Andrews   [Map]

Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the South (S) of Seminole

Located in Andrews County

Hobbs   [Map]

Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the West (W) of Seminole

Located in Lea County (NM)

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About Gaines County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Seminole refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Seminole may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Seminole.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Seminole - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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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 Seminole). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Seminole 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Seminole) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Seminole. 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 Seminole

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Seminole. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7190, Longitude: -102.6451     [Map].

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