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Stafford, Texas

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The location of Stafford

Welcome to Stafford ...

The city of Stafford is primarily located in Fort Bend County. A portion of Stafford extends into Harris County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Stafford has a population of 18,312 people<2> (see below for details).

Stafford is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Stafford: (281)<4>, (713) and (832).

The ZIP codes for Stafford: 77477, 77497<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Stafford had a population of 17,693 people. This makes Stafford the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Stafford represents 0.07% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 139th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 17,693 people, the population of Stafford increased 12.83% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 15,681 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Stafford had an population of 18,312 people. This is an increase of 3.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.78% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Stafford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Stafford - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Connecticut, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland (2), Mississippi, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, South Carolina, Vermont and Virginia.

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

Websites for Stafford ...

Official Website:

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 Stafford. 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 Stafford. 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 Stafford.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stafford ...

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

Communities near Stafford ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Houston   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Stafford

Located in Harris County

Pearland   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Stafford

Located in Brazoria County

Rosenberg   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Stafford

Katy   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Stafford

Located in Harris County

Bellaire   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Stafford

Located in Harris County

West University Place   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Stafford

Located in Harris County

Richmond   [Map]

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

Fulshear   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Stafford

Manvel   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Stafford

Located in Brazoria County

Jersey Village   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Stafford

Located in Harris County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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The official website for Stafford:

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The official website for State of Texas:

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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Stafford.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stafford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Stafford, area code (281, 832) is an overlay.
<5>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 Stafford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Stafford or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Stafford) 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 Stafford. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Stafford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stafford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.6272, Longitude: -95.5653     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stafford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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