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Welcome to Talpa ...

Talpa is located in the Texas Panhandle.

Talpa is located in Coleman County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Talpa, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1886.

Talpa is 1,960 feet [597 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Talpa lies within the (325) area code.

The ZIP code for Talpa: 76882<3>

Communities Also Named Talpa ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Talpa - they are located in Colorado, New Mexico and Virginia.

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

Communities near Talpa ...

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

  • Coleman
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
  • Ballinger
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
  • Winters
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winters have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winters
    • Winters is located in Runnels County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,469 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winters <4>
  • Novice
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Novice have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Novice
    • Novice is located in Coleman County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 126 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Novice <4>
  • Glen Cove
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Cove have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Cove
    • Glen Cove is located in Coleman County
  • Valera
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valera have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valera
    • Valera is located in Coleman County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valera <4>
  • Voss
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Voss have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Voss
    • Voss is located in Coleman County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Voss <4>
  • Goldsboro
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goldsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goldsboro
    • Goldsboro is located in Coleman County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goldsboro <4>
  • Gouldbusk
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast)
  • Rowena
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the southwest)

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 Talpa. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Talpa.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Talpa. 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 Talpa.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Talpa ...

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

Adding Talpa to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Talpa 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 Talpa was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Talpa in the book titled .<6> From that list, the Talpa post office opened in 1886.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Talpa.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Talpa. 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 Coleman, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Talpa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 community (such as Talpa). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Talpa or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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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