Vancourt, Texas

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Vancourt
Unincorporated community
Vancourt is located in Texas
Vancourt
Vancourt
Vancourt is located in the US
Vancourt
Vancourt
Location within the state of Texas
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
Country United States
State Texas
County Tom Green
Elevation 1,867 ft (569 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 76955
GNIS feature ID 1380708

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]

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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, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[6]

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