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Welcome to Young ...

Young is located

Young is located in Freestone County<1>.

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

Young is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Young ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Young - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana (3), Michigan, Mississippi, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Saskatchewan, Tennessee (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Young ...

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

  • Teague [Freestone County]
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    • Teague [Freestone County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Young
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,526 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Teague have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Teague
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Teague<5>
  • Fairfield [Freestone County]
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    • Fairfield [Freestone County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Young
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,874 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfield<5>
  • Eureka [Navarro County]
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    • Eureka [Navarro County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Young
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 315 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eureka have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eureka
  • Streetman [Freestone County]
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    • Streetman [Freestone County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Young
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 247 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Streetman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Streetman<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kirvin [Freestone County]
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      • Kirvin [Freestone County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Young
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 132 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirvin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kirvin<5>
    • Greens Bluff [Anderson County]
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      • Greens Bluff [Anderson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Young
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greens Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greens Bluff
    • Yard [Anderson County] - Historic
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      • Yard [Anderson County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Young
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Stewards Mill [Freestone County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stewards Mill
      • Stewards Mill [Freestone County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Young
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stewards Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Bethel [Anderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel
      • Bethel [Anderson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Young
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel
    • Cayuga [Anderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cayuga
      • Cayuga [Anderson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Young
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cayuga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cayuga
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cayuga<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Young ...

Looking for more information about Young? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Young, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Young.

Adding Young to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Young 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 Young was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Young on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Texas (1911).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Young. 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 Freestone, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Young - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Young) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Young. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8421, Longitude: -96.0800       In this case, the coordinates for Young have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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