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Welcome to Weimar ...

The city of Weimar is located

Weimar is located in Colorado County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Weimar, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1873.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Weimar has a population of 2,202 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Weimar is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Weimar: (979)

The ZIP code for Weimar: 78962<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Weimar had an population of 2,202 people. This is an increase of 2.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.16% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Weimar had a population of 2,151 people (which is 10.3% of the total population of Colorado County). This makes Weimar the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,151 people, the population of Weimar increased 8.58% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,981 people).

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

Communities Also Named Weimar ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Weimar - they are located in California and Kansas.

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

Communities near Weimar ...

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

  • La Grange
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
  • Columbus
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
  • Schulenburg
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
  • Flatonia
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Fayetteville
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayetteville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayetteville
    • Fayetteville is located in Fayette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 257 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville <5>
  • Borden
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Borden have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Borden
    • Borden is located in Colorado County
  • New Bielau ‑ Historic
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Bielau have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Bielau
    • New Bielau is located in Colorado County
  • Oakland
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Ellinger
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Hackberry ‑ Historic
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hackberry have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hackberry
    • Hackberry is located in Lavaca County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Weimar ...

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

Adding Weimar to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Weimar was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Weimar in the book titled .<7> From that list, the Weimar post office opened in 1873.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Weimar.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Weimar. 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 Colorado, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Weimar.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Weimar - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Weimar). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Weimar or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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