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Thompsons, Texas
(Fort Bend County)

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The location of Thompsons

Welcome to Thompsons ...

The town of Thompsons is located in Fort Bend County.

The location of Thompsons has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Thompsons has a population of 337 people<2> (see below for details).

Thompsons is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Thompsons: (281)<4>, (713) and (832).

The ZIP code for Thompsons: 77481<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Thompsons had a population of 246 people. This makes Thompsons the county's 17th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 246 people, the population of Thompsons increased 4.24% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 236 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Thompsons had an population of 337 people. This is an increase of 36.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 42.8% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Thompsons ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Texas communities named Thompsons: This one is located in Fort Bend County and the other is located in Harris County.

Beyond Texas, there are 11 communities that are also named Thompsons - they are located in Colorado (2), Illinois, New York, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Utah and Virginia.

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

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 Thompsons. 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 Thompsons. 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 Thompsons.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thompsons ...

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

Communities near Thompsons ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Pearland   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the East (E) of Thompsons

Located in Brazoria County

Sugar Land   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of Thompsons

Missouri City   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Thompsons

Rosenberg   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Thompsons

Bellaire   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Thompsons

Located in Harris County

Stafford   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Thompsons

West University Place   [Map]

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

Located in Harris County

Richmond   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Thompsons

Manvel   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Thompsons

Located in Brazoria County

Meadows   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Thompsons

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Thompsons.

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

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<4>Of the area codes for Thompsons, area code (281, 832) is an overlay.

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<5>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 town (such as Thompsons). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Thompsons or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>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 from Point A (ie- Thompsons) 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 Thompsons. 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 Thompsons

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thompsons. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.4906, Longitude: -95.6304     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Thompsons have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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