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Welcome to Zephyr ...

Zephyr is located in the Texas Panhandle.

Zephyr is located in Brown County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Zephyr, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1879.

Zephyr is 1,510 feet [460 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Zephyr is located in the (325) area code.

The ZIP code for Zephyr: 76890<3>

Communities Also Named Zephyr ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Zephyr - they are located in Kansas, Mississippi, North Carolina and Ontario.

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

Communities near Zephyr ...

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

  • Brownwood
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brownwood have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brownwood
    • Brownwood is located in Brown County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,208 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brownwood <5>
  • Comanche
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
  • Early
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Bangs
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bangs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bangs
    • Bangs is located in Brown County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,504 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bangs <5>
  • Blanket
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
  • Mullin
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Ebony ‑ Historic
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ebony have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ebony
    • Ebony is located in Mills County
  • Ridge
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridge
    • Ridge is located in Mills County
  • Buffalo
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo
    • Buffalo is located in Mills County
  • Bozar
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bozar
    • Bozar is located in Mills 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 Zephyr. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Zephyr.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Zephyr ...

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

Adding Zephyr to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Zephyr 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 Zephyr was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Zephyr in the book titled .<6> From that list, the Zephyr post office opened in 1879.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Zephyr.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Zephyr. 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 Brown, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Zephyr - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Zephyr). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Zephyr or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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