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Welcome to Woodsboro ...

The town of Woodsboro is located on the Gulf Coast.

Woodsboro is located in Refugio County<1>.

The location of Woodsboro has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Woodsboro has a population of 1,376 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Woodsboro.

The community of Woodsboro is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Woodsboro is within the (361) area code.

The ZIP code for Woodsboro: 78393<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Woodsboro had an population of 1,376 people. This is a decrease of 8.99% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.34% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Woodsboro had a population of 1,512 people (which is 20.48% of the total population of Refugio County). This makes Woodsboro the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,512 people, the population of Woodsboro decreased 10.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,685 people).

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

Communities Also Named Woodsboro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Woodsboro - it's located in Maryland.

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

Communities near Woodsboro ...

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

  • Sinton (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sinton
    • Sinton lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Woodsboro and is located in San Patricio County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,281 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sinton<7>
  • Taft (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taft
    • Taft lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Woodsboro and is located in San Patricio County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,886 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taft have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taft
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taft<7>
  • Refugio (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Refugio
    • Refugio lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northeast of Woodsboro and is located in Refugio County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,711 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Refugio
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Refugio<7>
  • Bayside (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayside
    • Bayside lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Woodsboro and is located in Refugio County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 322 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayside
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bayside<7>
  • Black Point (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Black Point
    • Black Point was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Woodsboro and is located in Refugio County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Blanconia (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blanconia
    • Blanconia lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Woodsboro and is located in Bee County
    • Former names for Blanconia:
    • Dark Corners
    • Pull Tight
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blanconia
  • Rancho Chico (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rancho Chico
    • Rancho Chico lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Woodsboro and is located in San Patricio County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rancho Chico have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rancho Chico
  • Saint Paul (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Paul
    • Saint Paul lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Woodsboro and is located in San Patricio County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Paul have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Paul
  • Tradewinds (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tradewinds
    • Tradewinds lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Woodsboro and is located in San Patricio County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tradewinds have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tradewinds
  • Taft Southwest (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taft Southwest
    • Taft Southwest lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Woodsboro and is located in San Patricio County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taft Southwest

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Woodsboro. See our Newspapers Page for Woodsboro.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Woodsboro ...

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

Adding Woodsboro to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Woodsboro 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 Woodsboro was on a map titled Road Map for Texas (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Woodsboro on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Woodsboro

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About Refugio County

About Texas

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Woodsboro. 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 Refugio, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Woodsboro.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Woodsboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 town (such as Woodsboro). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Woodsboro or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Woodsboro) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Woodsboro. 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 WoodsboroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodsboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 28.2378, Longitude: -97.3254       In this case, the coordinates for Woodsboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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