Dunn, Texas

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Dunn
Unincorporated community
Dunn is located in Texas
Dunn
Dunn
Dunn is located in the US
Dunn
Dunn
Location within the state of Texas
Coordinates: 32°34′1″N 100°53′7″W / 32.56694°N 100.88528°W / 32.56694; -100.88528Coordinates: 32°34′1″N 100°53′7″W / 32.56694°N 100.88528°W / 32.56694; -100.88528
Country United States
State Texas
County Scurry
Government
Elevation 2,218 ft (676 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 79516
GNIS feature ID 1334795

Dunn is an unincorporated community in southern Scurry County, Texas, United States. It lies along State Highway 208 south of the city of Snyder, the county seat of Scurry County.[1] Its elevation is 2,218 feet (676 m).[2] Although Dunn is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 79516.[3]

Historical Marker Text: Dunn: Started as change station for teams hauling goods north after T. & P. Railway reached Colorado City in 1881. Freighters camped here beside creek. A blacksmith shop and store were started to supply them. In time a town developed. Mail was dropped at home of Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Dunn. Post office, granted 1890, was given their name; Mr. Dunn was first postmaster. In 1890, the first school was built. A well, windmill and trough were added for travelers and town. Because it was in middle of the road, well was covered when highway was paved in 1938. (1966).[4]

Climate[edit]

Climate type occurs primarily on the periphery of the true deserts in low-latitude semiarid steppe regions. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is BSk (Tropical and Subtropical Steppe Climate).[5]

Climate data for Dunn, Texas
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 13
(55)
16
(60)
20
(68)
25
(77)
29
(85)
33
(92)
35
(95)
34
(94)
31
(87)
26
(78)
18
(65)
14
(57)
24
(76)
Average low °C (°F) −3
(27)
−1
(31)
3
(38)
8
(47)
14
(57)
19
(66)
21
(69)
20
(68)
16
(61)
10
(50)
3
(37)
−2
(29)
9
(48)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 18
(0.7)
23
(0.9)
30
(1)
46
(1.8)
79
(3.1)
69
(2.7)
50
(2)
58
(2.3)
66
(2.6)
58
(2.3)
30
(1)
20
(0.8)
538
(21.2)
Source: Weatherbase [6]

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