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Stamford, Texas

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Where is Stamford, Texas?

Stamford, Texas is located at Latitude 33.02153 and Longitude -99.642237. Stamford is in the Central (GMT -06:00) time zone. Telephone area codes in Stamford include 325. This hometown does use daylight savings time.

Stamford, Texas is situated in Jones County. Jones County has an average elevation of 1731 feet.

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How did Stamford, Texas get its name?

According to the late Inez Rollins, who was raised in her parents' boarding house close to the old train station on East Reynolds, a rilroad executive named McHarg from Stamford, Conn. named Stamford after his home town. Oliver, Reynolds, Hamilton, Vanderbilt, Wells, and Colombia streets were all named for railroad executives or places back east. - Jacquelyn A.

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Stamford, Texas History, Genealogy and Trivia

The land set aside for Stamford was donated by the Swenson brothers to facilitate the railroad that was established. Stamford was named after the Railroad CEO's hometown of Stamford, Connecticut. - Larry C. Pierce Sr.
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Stamford, Texas Zip Codes

Stamford, Texas 79553
Postal Station Type: Non Postal Community Name
Latitude: 32.951305   Longitude: -99.728686
Zip Code Classification: Non-Unique
Zip Code Crosses County Lines: Yes

Stamford, Texas 79553
Postal Station Type: Post Office
Latitude: 32.951305   Longitude: -99.728686
Zip Code Classification: Non-Unique
Zip Code Crosses County Lines: Yes