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Twin City, Texas

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Welcome to Twin City ...

Twin City is located in Grayson County.

Twin City is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Communities near Twin City ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Twin City and not the distance if you drove it.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Calera (OK)   [Map]   2,277   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Colbert (OK)   [Map]   1,198   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bells   [Map]   1,456   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Denison   [Map]   23,654   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Howe   [Map]   2,858   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pottsboro   [Map]   2,306   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Twin City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Twin City - they are located in Georgia and Ontario.

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

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 Twin City. 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 Twin City. 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 Twin City.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Twin City ...

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

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) Twin City. 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 Grayson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Twin City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Twin City - 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' distance from Twin City. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Twin City) 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 Twin City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Twin City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Twin City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7034, Longitude: -96.5703     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Twin City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Twin City.

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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 Twin City.