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Information on Merkel, Taylor County

The City of Merkel is located in the state of Texas, in Taylor County. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the City hall of Merkel at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the Town hall government by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.

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Merkel City HALL, Taylor County

Merkel City Hall's addressMerkel Merkel Municipal Building
100 Kent St

Merkel, TX 79536-3612
United States
Phone number of Merkel City Hall+1 325-928-4911
Merkel, TX emailNot available
Merkel official websitemerkeltexas.com
Mayor of MerkelMike Mcleod
Taylor County, Texas: Vital Records Merkel vital records
Birth Certificate Order your Texas birth certificate online

Common questions about Merkel

What county is Merkel TX in?

Merkel, TX is located in Taylor County

Where is Merkel, Texas ?

Merkel is located in Taylor County, in the west-central part of the United States, Texas. It lies approximately 17 miles west of Abilene along Interstate 20. Positioned in the Texas Rolling Plains, Merkel is part of the Abilene Metropolitan Statistical Area and serves as a small yet significant community within this region.

Demography of Merkel

Name of Merkel inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Population2 590 inhabitants499 / 5 940
Population density in Merkel1 336,3 pop/sq mi (515,9 pop/km²)

List of Passport Facilities in Merkel, TX

This City does not have a passport office, but we suggest the following facilities near Merkel, TX
Name Street Phone number
ABILENE MAIN POST OFFICE341 PINE STREET3257382135
NOLAN COUNTY DISTRICT CLERK100 E 3RD STREET3252352111
CALLAHAN COUNTY DISTRICT CLERK100 WEST 4TH STREET3258545825
COLORADO CITY MAIN POST OFFICE116 W 3RD STREET3257283612
BALLINGER MAIN POST OFFICE116 S 8TH STREET3253652719
SCURRY COUNTY DISTRICT CLERK OFFICE1806 25TH STREET,3255735641
COLEMAN POST OFFICE201 WEST PECAN STREET3256254315
BRECKENRIDGE POST OFFICE123 WEST WILLIAMS STREET2545592877
EASTLAND COUNTY DISTRICT CLERK100 WEST MAIN STREET2546292664
ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY2419 WEST AVENUE N3259422083
SOUTHWEST STATION3201 WEST LOOP 3063259478769
SAN ANGELO MAIN POST OFFICE1 NORTH ABE ST3256597700
BROWNWOOD MAIN POST OFFICE600 CENTER AVENUE3256460656
BIG SPRING MAIN POST OFFICE501 SOUTH MAIN STREET4322637391
SEYMOUR POST OFFICE210 N WASHINGTON ST.9408893550

Top 3 most popular banks in Merkel

There are 2 bank branches in Merkel.
First Financial Bank, National Association is the most popular bank in Merkel with 1 branch offices, followed by Prosperity Bank with 1 branch offices.

Find below all bank branches in Merkel:

Bank's name Number of branch offices Service Type
First Financial Bank, National Association1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Prosperity Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
More info about banks in Merkel

Merkel administrative numbers

Merkel City code4847796
Merkel City postcode79536

Information on Merkel, Taylor County

Cities twinned with MerkelCurrently, the town Merkel isn’t twinned
Natural parksMerkel isn't part of a natural park

Transportation modes in Merkel

Airport
Dyess Air Force Base 9.8 miles
Abilene Regional Airport 19.7 miles
Avenger Field 26.6 miles

Merkel territory

Merkel area1,94 sq mi (5,02 km²)
Merkel altitude1 870 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 32.4682
Longitude: -100.012
Latitude: 32° 28' 6'' North
Longitude: 100° 0' 43'' West
Time zone
UTC -6:00 (America/Chicago)
Summer time : UTC -5:00
Winter time : UTC -6:00
Local time

What is Merkel close to?

Nearby cities include: Trent, Tye, Hawley and Impact
TrentTrentHawley
TrentNeighbouring townsTye
SweetwaterTyeTye
Trent 6.6 milesTye 8.6 milesHawley 15 miles
Impact 15.7 milesAbilene 16 milesBuffalo Gap 16.4 miles
Anson 20.9 milesTuscola 21.7 milesSweetwater 23.2 miles
Lawn 27.6 milesRoby 28.8 milesClyde 30 miles
Hamlin 30 milesRoscoe 31 miles 

Distance between Merkel and other main cities and towns

Los Angeles : 1069 milesHouston : 331 milesPhiladelphia : 1477 miles
Phoenix : 704 milesSan Antonio : 226 milesSan Diego : 997 miles
Dallas : 190 milesSan Jose : 1279 milesJacksonville : 1092 miles
Indianapolis : 924 milesSan Francisco : 1349 milesAustin : 200 miles
Columbus : 1081 milesFort Worth : 157 miles closestCharlotte : 1117 miles
Distances are calculated as the crow flies

Schools in Merkel, TX

Elementary schools in Merkel

Merkel Elementary

District of Merkel Independent School District
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 546

Middle schools in Merkel

Merkel Middle

District of Merkel Independent School District
Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 8
Students : 278

High schools in Merkel

Merkel High School

District of Merkel Independent School District
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 281

Leisure and activities in Merkel surrounding area

Golf course
Tin Cup Country ClubMesquite Grove Golf Course
to Abilene 11.8 miles
Abilene Country Club - Fairway Oaks Course
to Abilene 16 miles
Abilene Country Club - Club Course
to Abilene 16.5 miles
Maxwell Municipal Golf Course
to Abilene 16.6 miles
Willow Creek Golf Center
to Abilene 16.8 miles
Lake Sweetwater Municipal Golf Course
to Sweetwater 18 miles