Twitty, Texas

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Twitty
Twitty is located in Texas
Twitty
Twitty
Location within the state of Texas
Coordinates: 35°18′50″N 100°14′10″W / 35.31389°N 100.23611°W / 35.31389; -100.23611Coordinates: 35°18′50″N 100°14′10″W / 35.31389°N 100.23611°W / 35.31389; -100.23611
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyWheeler
Elevation
2,251 ft (686 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
79090
GNIS feature ID1370382[1]

Twitty is an unincorporated community in Wheeler County, Texas, United States. It was named after an early settler Asa Twitty.[2]

It may have been the origin of the stage name of the country singer Conway Twitty.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Twitty, Texas
  2. ^ http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hlt40
  3. ^ Larkin, Colin (May 27, 2011). "Twitty, Conway". The Encyclopedia of Popular Music (5th ed.). Omnibus Press. p. 3571. ISBN 9780857125958. Retrieved April 15, 2017.