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Welcome to Trinity ...

The city of Trinity is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).

Trinity is located in Trinity County<1>.

The location of Trinity has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Trinity has a population of 2,766 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Trinity.

The community of Trinity is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Trinity: (936)

The ZIP code for Trinity: 75862<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Trinity had an population of 2,766 people. This is an increase of 2.56% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Trinity had a population of 2,697 people (which is 18.49% of the total population of Trinity County). This makes Trinity the county's most populous community.

The population of Trinity represents 0.01% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 485th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,697 people, the population of Trinity has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,721 people).

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

Communities Also Named Trinity ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Trinity - they are located in Alabama (3), Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maryland (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, Nevada, Newfoundland and Labrador (2), North Carolina (2), Ohio, Ontario, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Trinity ...

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

  • Huntsville [Walker County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntsville
    • Huntsville [Walker County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Trinity
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,392 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntsville<7>
  • Onalaska [Polk County]
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    • Onalaska [Polk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Trinity
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,167 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Onalaska have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Onalaska
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Onalaska<7>
  • Groveton [Trinity County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Groveton
    • Groveton [Trinity County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Trinity
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,030 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Groveton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Groveton<7>
  • Point Blank [San Jacinto County]
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    • Point Blank [San Jacinto County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Trinity
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 759 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Point Blank
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Point Blank<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lovelady [Houston County]
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      • Lovelady [Houston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Trinity
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 623 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lovelady have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lovelady
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lovelady<7>
    • Riverside [Walker County]
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      • Riverside [Walker County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Trinity
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 547 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverside
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Riverside<7>
    • Oakhurst [San Jacinto County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakhurst
      • Oakhurst [San Jacinto County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Trinity
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakhurst have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakhurst
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakhurst<7>
    • Glendale [Trinity County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendale
      • Glendale [Trinity County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Trinity
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendale
    • Kittrell [Walker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kittrell
      • Kittrell [Walker County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Trinity
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kittrell
    • Chita [Trinity County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chita
      • Chita [Trinity County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Trinity
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chita

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Trinity. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Trinity.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Trinity ...

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

Adding Trinity to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Trinity in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Trinity was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Trinity on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Texas (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Trinity on our Genealogy Page.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Trinity. 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 Trinity, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Trinity.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Trinity - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 city (such as Trinity). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Trinity or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Trinity) 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 Trinity. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TrinityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trinity. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9445, Longitude: -95.3736       In this case, the coordinates for Trinity have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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