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Welcome to Washburn ...

Washburn is located in the Texas Panhandle.

Washburn is located in Armstrong County.

Washburn is 3,530 feet [1,076 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Washburn is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

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

Washburn is within the (806) area code.

Communities near Washburn ...

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 Washburn and not the distance if you drove.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Amarillo   [Map]   199,826   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bishop Hills   [Map]   181   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Canyon   [Map]   15,306   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Claude   [Map]   1,187   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lake Tanglewood   [Map]   878   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Malden   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Washburn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Washburn - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ontario, Tennessee, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Washburn. 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 Washburn. 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 Washburn.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Washburn ...

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

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

The official website for State of Texas: www.texas.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Washburn - 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 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Washburn. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Washburn) 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 Washburn. 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 Washburn

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Washburn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1767, Longitude: -101.5732     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Washburn 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 Washburn.

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