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Welcome to Zita ...

Zita is located in the Texas Panhandle.

Zita is located in Randall County<1>.

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

Zita is 3,650 feet [1,113 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Zita is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Zita lies within the (806) area code.

Communities near Zita ...

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

  • Amarillo [Potter County]
  • Canyon [Randall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canyon
    • Canyon [Randall County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Zita
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,945 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canyon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canyon<5>
  • Lake Tanglewood [Randall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Tanglewood
    • Lake Tanglewood [Randall County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Zita
    • Estimated population in 2019: 886 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Tanglewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Tanglewood
  • Timbercreek Canyon [Randall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timbercreek Canyon
    • Timbercreek Canyon [Randall County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Zita
    • Estimated population in 2019: 471 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timbercreek Canyon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timbercreek Canyon
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    • Palisades [Randall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palisades
      • Palisades [Randall County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Zita
      • Estimated population in 2019: 353 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palisades have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palisades
    • Bishop Hills [Potter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bishop Hills
      • Bishop Hills [Potter County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Zita
      • Estimated population in 2019: 178 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bishop Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bishop Hills
    • Soncy [Potter County]
    • Bushland [Potter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bushland
      • Bushland [Potter County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Zita
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bushland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bushland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bushland<5>
    • Washburn [Armstrong County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washburn
      • Washburn [Armstrong County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Zita
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washburn
    • Umbarger [Randall 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 Zita. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Zita.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Zita ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Randall County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Randall County: www.randallcounty.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Randall, 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 Zita - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Zita) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Zita. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1314, Longitude: -101.8544       In this case, the coordinates for Zita 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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