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The location of Texas

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Census Data for Texas ...

So far, we have found very little information about Texas. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Texas to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Texas, please Contact Us.

As far as we can tell, Texas has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Texas, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<2>
 Fairmont18,622   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
 Bridgeport8,364   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
 Elkins7,187   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
 Buckhannon5,612   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]

Tucker County ...

Texas is located in Tucker County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Tucker County.

Population Rings for Texas ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Texas and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Texas. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<4> We don't have the population of Texas, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
10 mi   [16 km]41,804-3.68%
15 mi   [24 km]119,196+4.99%
20 mi   [32 km]1723,281+2%
25 mi   [40 km]2643,679+1.45%
30 mi   [48 km]4297,293-0.11%

Miscellaneous Information for Texas ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Tucker County or the community of Texas:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Texas:

GNIS ID for Texas: 1689418

GNIS ID for Tucker County: 1689423

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

Misc. Census Codes ...

Texas would have been located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Texas.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Tucker County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of West Virginia:

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Texas, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Texas. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Texas) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Texas. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1673, Longitude: -79.8048     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Texas have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Texas.