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Thurber, Texas

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Welcome to Thurber ...

Thurber is located in Erath County.

Thurber is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

The telephone area code for Thurber: (254)

Communities near Thurber ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Thurber and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Caddo   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Desdemona   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Gordon   [Map]   467   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
La Casa - Historic   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lingleville   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Morgan Mill   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Thurber ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Thurber - they are located in Illinois and Kansas.

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

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 Thurber. 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 Thurber. 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 Thurber.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thurber ...

Looking for more information about Thurber? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Thurber, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Thurber.

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) Thurber. 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
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Thurber - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Thurber. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Thurber) 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 Thurber. 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 Thurber

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thurber. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5081, Longitude: -98.4167     [Map].

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Thurber.

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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 Thurber.