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Welcome to Spear ...

Spear is located in Brazos County.

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

Spear is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Spear: (979)

Communities Also Named Spear ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Spear - they are located in Arkansas, Montana, North Carolina (2) and Washington.

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

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 Spear. 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 Spear. 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 Spear.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spear ...

Looking for more information about Spear? 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.

Looking for more information about Spear? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Spear, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Spear.

Communities near Spear ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Bryan   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the North (N) of Spear

Snook   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Spear

Located in Burleson County

Iola   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Spear

Located in Grimes County

City of Kurten   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Spear

Wixon Valley   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Spear

Millican   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Spear

Boonville   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of Spear

Wellborn   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Spear

Rye   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Spear

Stone City   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Spear

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Brazos County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Brazos County: www.co.brazos.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.

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

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<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Spear) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spear. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6016, Longitude: -96.3369     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spear have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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