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Stanton, Texas

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Welcome to Stanton ...

The city of Stanton is located in Martin County and is the County Seat for Martin County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Stanton has a population of 3,011 people<1> (see below for details).

Stanton is 2,670 feet [814 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Stanton is ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Stanton: (432)

The ZIP code for Stanton: 79782<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Stanton had a population of 2,492 people (or 51.93% of the total population of Martin County). This makes Stanton the county's most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,492 people, the population of Stanton decreased 2.5% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,556 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Stanton had an population of 3,011 people. This is an increase of 20.83% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.8% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Stanton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 32 communities that are also named Stanton - they are located in Alabama, Arizona (2), California, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas (5), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska (2), New Jersey, North Dakota, Northwest Territories, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee and Wisconsin.

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

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 Stanton. 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 Stanton. 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 Stanton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stanton ...

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

Communities near Stanton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Midland   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Stanton

Located in Midland County

Big Spring   [Map]

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

Located in Howard County

Greenwood   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Stanton

Located in Midland County

Lenorah   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Stanton

Tarzan   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Stanton

Webb Village   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Stanton

Located in Howard County

Knott   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Stanton

Located in Howard County

Fairview   [Map]

Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Stanton

Located in Howard County

Forsan   [Map]

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

Located in Howard County

Ziler   [Map]

Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Stanton

Located in Howard County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Texas

About Martin County

About Texas

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 Stanton.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stanton - 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 Stanton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Stanton 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Stanton) 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 Stanton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Stanton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stanton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1293, Longitude: -101.7895     [Map].

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