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Thorntonville, Texas

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Welcome to Thorntonville ...

The town of Thorntonville is located in Ward County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Thorntonville has a population of 508 people<1> (see below for details).

Thorntonville is 2,600 feet [792 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Thorntonville is ½ mile above sea level.

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

Thorntonville lies within the (432) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Thorntonville had a population of 476 people. This makes Thorntonville the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 476 people, the population of Thorntonville increased 7.69% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 442 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Thorntonville had an population of 508 people. This is an increase of 6.72% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.93% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Thorntonville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Thorntonville and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2016
Coyanosa   [Map]   ---   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Grandfalls   [Map]   384   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Imperial   [Map]   ---   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Judkins   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Kermit   [Map]   6,341   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Penwell   [Map]   ---   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Thorntonville ...

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

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

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 Thorntonville. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Thorntonville. 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 Thorntonville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thorntonville ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning 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) Thorntonville. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
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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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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Thorntonville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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 Thorntonville.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Thorntonville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Thorntonville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Thorntonville) 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 Thorntonville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Thorntonville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thorntonville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5788, Longitude: -102.9220     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Thorntonville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Thorntonville.