Vancourt, Texas

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Vancourt
Vancourt is located in Texas
Vancourt
Vancourt
Location within the state of Texas
Vancourt is located in the United States
Vancourt
Vancourt
Vancourt (the United States)
Coordinates: 31°20′35″N 100°10′37″W / 31.34306°N 100.17694°W / 31.34306; -100.17694Coordinates: 31°20′35″N 100°10′37″W / 31.34306°N 100.17694°W / 31.34306; -100.17694
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyTom Green
Elevation
1,867 ft (569 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
76955
GNIS feature ID1380708

Vancourt is an unincorporated community in eastern Tom Green County, Texas, United States. It lies along U.S. Route 87 east of the city of San Angelo, the county seat of Tom Green County.[1] Its elevation is 1,867 feet (569 m).[2] Although Vancourt is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 76955;[3] the ZCTA for ZIP Code 76955 had a population of 108 at the 2000 census.[4]

Vancourt was named for the wife of the community's first postmaster, whose maiden name was Van Court. It lies in an area whose economy depends primarily on ranching.[5]

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen climate classification system, Vancourt has a humid subtropical climate, Cfa on climate maps.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 99.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Vancourt, Texas
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ Vancourt, Texas, Handbook of Texas Online, 2008-01-10. Accessed 2008-08-14.
  6. ^ Climate Summary for Vancourt, Texas

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