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Tulia, Texas

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Welcome to Tulia ...

The city of Tulia is located in the Texas Panhandle.

Tulia is located in Swisher County and is the County Seat for Swisher County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Tulia has a population of 4,717 people<1> (see below for details).

The community of Tulia is 3,490 feet [1,064 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Tulia is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Tulia: (806)

The ZIP code for Tulia: 79088<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tulia had a population of 4,967 people (which is 63.24% of the total population of Swisher County). This makes Tulia the county's most populous community.

The population of Tulia represents 0.02% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 338th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,967 people, the population of Tulia decreased 2.93% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 5,117 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Tulia had an population of 4,717 people. This is a decrease of 5.03% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.82% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Tulia ...

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 Tulia and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2016
Claytonville   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Edmonson   [Map]   105   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Happy   [Map]   651   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hart   [Map]   1,046   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Kress   [Map]   681   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Nazareth   [Map]   294   W   18 miles [29 km]

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

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 Tulia. 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 Tulia. 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 Tulia. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tulia ...

Looking for more information about Tulia? 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 Tulia, 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 Tulia.

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) Tulia. 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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About Swisher County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Tulia.

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

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<3>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 Tulia). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tulia or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tulia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5376, Longitude: -101.7742     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tulia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Tulia.