Plainview, Texas

Plainview: City in Texas


Plainview is a city located in the county of Denton in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 22,194 and a population density of 621 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 19,670 inhabitants.

Plainview locator map
Location of Plainview on Texas map.

Quick Facts about Plainview

Population : 19,670 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Denton County
Postal code : 79072–79073
Phone Area Codes : 806
Area : 35.73 km2
Altitude : 3,366 feet / 1026 meters
Capital city : Plainview is capital of Hale County
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 13:17:26 (23rd February 2024)
Density : 551 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -12.83% (2010-2020)
Hale county courthouse 2009 image
Hale county courthouse 2009
Hale county courthouse 2009 image


Plainview is located at 33°17'30"N 97°18'56"W (33.2917800, -97.3155700).

Plainview map


According to census records, the population of Plainview decreased by 12.83% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 22,194 - census
2011 22,259 0.29% estimation process
2012 22,199 -0.27% estimation process
2013 21,781 -1.92% estimation process
2014 20,975 -3.84% estimation process
2015 20,688 -1.39% estimation process
2016 20,764 0.37% estimation process
2017 20,526 -1.16% estimation process
2018 20,318 -1.02% estimation process
2019 20,143 -0.87% estimation process
2020 19,670 -2.4% estimation process

Plainview zip code is 79072. County name: Hale, County fips: 48189

People born in Plainview (25)

People born in Plainview, including gymnast Wendy Bruce, entrepreneur and computer scientist James H. Clark, singer Jimmy Dean, .


  • Jamar Wall (Gridiron football defensive back) he was born in 10/01/1988
  • David Thomas (American football tight end, born 1983) he was born in 05/07/1983
  • Michael Egnew (American football player, tight end) he was born in 01/11/1989
  • Don January (professional golfer) he was born in 20/11/1929
  • Apollo Robbins (American magician) he was born in 23/05/1974
  • Brittan Golden (American football player) he was born in 20/07/1988
  • Carl Nafzger (American horse trainer) he was born in 29/08/1941
  • Emily Jones (American sports announcer)
  • Jodey Arrington (Member of the Bush Administration) he was born in 09/03/1972
  • Julius Waring Walker, Jr. (American diplomat) he was born in 21/02/1927
  • Leonard Garcia (American martial artist) he was born in 14/07/1979
  • Mason Walters (American football player) he was born in 01/01/1995
  • Pete Laney (American politician) he was born in 20/03/1943
  • Ray Poage (American football player (1940-1997)) he was born in 14/11/1940
  • Kathy Howard (American artistic gymnast) she was born in 21/06/1958
  • Lawrence McCutcheon (American football player and executive) he was born in 02/06/1950
  • Lavern Roach (American boxer) he was born in 22/02/1925
  • Harley Redin (American basketball coach) she was born in 29/08/1919

Schools in Plainview

College & universities near Plainview, TX

Code Name City ZIP
227216 University of North Texas Denton (TX) 76203-1277

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Plainview, TX

Code Name Address Type
GLE Gainesville 605 East California Street RAIL
FTW Fort Worth Central Station 1001 Jones Street RAIL
DAL Union Station 400 South Houston St. RAIL
DAG Dallas, TX 205 South Lamar Street BUS
MSQ Mesquite, TX 1331 Highway 80 East \r\n1331 Highway 80 East \r\n BUS

Post offices near Plainview

Post Office Name City ZIP
Krum Post Office Krum (TX) 76249

Other places with the same name (7)

Other cities in Denton County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Denton County , TX. (more)

City Name Population Title
Denton 147,515 The seventh most populous city in Texas.
Lewisville 112,232 The second most populous city in Denton County, Texas.
Flower Mound 81,482 Town of Texas, United States
The Colony 45,498 A city in Denton County, Texas.
Corinth 22,365 City in Texas, United States
Highland Village 16,885 City in Texas, United States
Trophy Club 12,636 Town of the United States
Roanoke 9,753 City in Denton County, Texas, United States
Sanger 9,133 City in Denton County, Texas, United States
Lake Dallas 8,124 City in Denton County, Texas, United States
Oak Point 6,820 City in Denton County, Texas, United States
Aubrey 6,433 City in Denton County, Texas, United States
Krum 5,412 City
Justin 4,718 City in the United States
Pilot Point 4,673 City in Alaska
Argyle 4,619 City in Texas, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Plainview distances to largest Texas cities