Merkel Taylor County, Texas

Merkel: City in Texas

Merkel locator map
Location of Merkel on Texas map.

About

Merkel is a city located in the county of Taylor in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,590 and a population density of 358 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,629 inhabitants.

Merkel Street in Merkel Texas 3-15-2014 image
Merkel Street in Merkel Texas 3-15-2014
Merkel Street in Merkel Texas 3-15-2014 image

Geography

Merkel is located at 32°28'14"N 100°0'46"W (32.4706800, -100.0128700).

Merkel map

Weather

Merkel forecast: Sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. more

Merkel Quick Facts

Population : 2,629 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Taylor County
Postal code : 79536
Phone Area Codes : 325
Area : 7.24 km2
Altitude : 1,870 feet / 570 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 01:36:43 (25th September 2021)
Density : 363 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.48% (2010-2020)
Weather : 90℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Merkel increased by 1.48% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,590 - census
2011 2,597 0.27% estimation process
2012 2,625 1.07% estimation process
2013 2,604 -0.81% estimation process
2014 2,622 0.69% estimation process
2015 2,625 0.11% estimation process
2016 2,602 -0.88% estimation process
2017 2,606 0.15% estimation process
2018 2,613 0.27% estimation process
2019 2,617 0.15% estimation process
2020 2,629 0.46% estimation process

Merkel zip code is 79536. County name: Taylor, County fips: 48441

Local Places in Merkel

1 Merkel City Hall
Rating: 1.7 (6)

Address: 100 Kent St, Merkel, TX 79536 ➦ Show Map

☎ +13259284911 🔗 Url

Merkel City Hall
2 Heritage Hall
Rating: 2.5 (2)

Address: 111 Taylor St, Merkel, TX 79536 ➦ Show Map

☎ +13259285501 🔗 Url

Heritage Hall

Schools in Merkel

College & universities near Merkel, TX

Code Name City ZIP
226587 McMurry University Abilene (TX) 79697

Post offices near Merkel

Post Office Name City ZIP
Merkel Post Office Merkel (TX) 79536

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Taylor County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Taylor County , TX.

City Name Population Title
Abilene 124,407 City in Taylor and Jones counties in Texas, United States
Mount Pleasant 16,020 City in Titus County, Texas, United States
Tye 1,341 City in Texas, United States
Tuscola 735 Human settlement in Taylor County, Texas, United States of America
Trent 348 Texas
Lawn 322 Town of the United States
Impact 31 Village in Texas, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Merkel distances to largest Texas cities