A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Victoria ...
The city of Victoria is located on the Gulf Coast.
When the people of Victoria refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Victorian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Victoria has a population of 66,884 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Victoria.
The community of Victoria is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Victoria lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Victoria is located in the (361) area code.
The ZIP codes for Victoria: 77901-77905<5>
Websites for Victoria ...
Official Website: www.ci.victoria.tx.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.victoriachamber.org/
Junior League: www.jlvtx.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Victoria had an population of 66,884 people. This is an increase of 6.86% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.36% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Victoria had a population of 62,592 people (which is 72.12% of the total population of Victoria County). This makes Victoria the county's most populous community.
The population of Victoria represents 0.25% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 52nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 62,592 people, the population of Victoria increased 3.28% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 60,603 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Victoria.
Communities Also Named Victoria ...
While we believe that this Victoria is located in Victoria County, we know of another 2 Texas communities named Victoria. Those communities are located in the following counties: Limestone and Starr County.
Beyond Texas, there are 43 communities that are also named Victoria - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arkansas (2), British Columbia, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New Mexico (2), New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia (2) and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Victoria.
Communities near Victoria ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Victoria.
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 Victoria. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Victoria.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Victoria. 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 Victoria.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Victoria. Our list includes 14 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Victoria.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Victoria ...
Looking for more information about Victoria? 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 Victoria, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Victoria.
Adding Victoria to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Victoria 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 Victoria was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).
We also found Victoria in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Victoria on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Victoria: www.ci.victoria.tx.us/
The official website for Victoria County: www.victoriacountytx.org/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Aug 2022