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Welcome to Stamford ...

The city of Stamford is located in Jones County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Stamford has a population of 2,923 people<1> (see below for details).

Stamford is 1,410 feet [430 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Stamford: (325)

The ZIP code for Stamford: 79553<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Stamford had a population of 3,124 people (which is 15.46% of the total population of Jones County). This makes Stamford the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Stamford represents 0.01% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 442nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,124 people, the population of Stamford decreased 14.08% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,636 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Stamford had an population of 2,923 people. This is a decrease of 6.43% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.61% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Stamford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Stamford - they are located in Colorado, Connecticut, Nebraska, New York, Ontario, South Dakota and Vermont.

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

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 Stamford. 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 Stamford. 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 Stamford.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stamford ...

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

Communities near Stamford ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Haskell   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the North (N) of Stamford

Located in Haskell County

Anson   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Stamford

Hamlin   [Map]

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

Rule   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Stamford

Located in Haskell County

Lueders   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Stamford

Plainview   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of Stamford

Located in Haskell County

Avoca   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Stamford

Tuxedo   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Stamford

Sagerton   [Map]

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

Located in Haskell County

Old Glory   [Map]

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

Located in Stonewall County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Stamford.

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

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<3>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 Stamford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Stamford or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>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- Stamford) 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 Stamford. 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 Stamford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stamford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9444, Longitude: -99.8031     [Map].

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