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Welcome to Texhoma ...

The city of Texhoma is located in the Texas Panhandle.

Texhoma is located in Sherman County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Texhoma has a population of 336 people<1> (see below for details).

The origin (or the toponymy) of Texhoma: The name Texhoma is a portmanteau<2> and it reflects the fact that the city straddles the Texas and Oklahoma border, with the majority of the city lying in Oklahoma.

The community of Texhoma is 3,500 feet [1,067 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Texhoma is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

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

Texhoma lies within the (806) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Texhoma had a population of 346 people (which is 11.4% of the total population of Sherman County). This makes Texhoma the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 346 people, the population of Texhoma decreased 6.74% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 371 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Texhoma had an population of 336 people. This is a decrease of 2.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.43% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Texhoma ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2016
Goodwell (OK)   [Map]   1,309   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Guymon (OK)   [Map]   11,703   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hardesty (OK)   [Map]   218   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Keyes (OK)   [Map]   281   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Optima (OK)   [Map]   369   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Cactus   [Map]   3,178   S   33 miles [53.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Texhoma ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Texhoma - it's located in Oklahoma.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Texhoma. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Texhoma.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Texhoma ...

Looking for more information about Texhoma? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Texhoma? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Texhoma, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Texhoma.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Texhoma. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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 Texhoma.

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<2>A portmanteau (such as Texhoma) is the combination or contraction of two (or more) words, their sound and the meaning of those words to create a new word. For example, guess and estimate becomes guesstimate.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Texhoma - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Texhoma. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Texhoma) 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 Texhoma. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Texhoma

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Texhoma. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4981, Longitude: -101.7833     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Texhoma.