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Welcome to Tadmor ...

Tadmor is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).

Tadmor is located in Houston County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Tadmor, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1885.

Tadmor is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Tadmor is within the boundaries of the (936) area code.

Communities Also Named Tadmor ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Tadmor - they are located in Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Tadmor ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Tadmor.

  • Crockett
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crockett have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crockett
    • Crockett is located in Houston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,350 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crockett <4>
  • Grapeland
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
  • Alto
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alto have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alto
    • Alto is located in Cherokee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,239 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alto <4>
  • Wells
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wells have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wells
    • Wells is located in Cherokee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 781 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wells <4>
  • Kennard
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennard have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennard
    • Kennard is located in Houston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 325 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennard <4>
  • Latexo
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
  • Belott
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belott
    • Belott is located in Houston County
  • Bluff City ‑ Historic
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bluff City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluff City
    • Bluff City is located in Houston County
  • Fog Town
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fog Town have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fog Town
    • Fog Town is located in Houston County
  • Hickory Creek
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Creek
    • Hickory Creek is located in Houston County

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Tadmor. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tadmor.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Tadmor. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Tadmor.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tadmor. See our Newspapers Page for Tadmor.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tadmor ...

Looking for more information about Tadmor? 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 Tadmor, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Tadmor.

Adding Tadmor to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Tadmor in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Tadmor was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Tadmor in the book titled .<5> From that list, the Tadmor post office opened in 1885.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Tadmor.

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Houston, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tadmor - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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