Valentine Town, Jeff Davis County, Texas, USA is in the Central Time Zone in the United
States. Central Standard Time (CST) is 6 hours behind Greenwich
Mean Time (GMT-6)
Map of Valentine Town, Jeff Davis County , Texas
Valentines Cards from Valentine, Texas
Romantics can request a Valentine postmark for
their Valentine's Day card.
Place your St. Valentine's Day card(s) -
correctly addressed to the proper recipient(s) in a pre-stamped envelope.
Place it in another envelope and mail it to Postmaster, Valentine, Texas
Valentines for foreign delivery are posted on
the 1st February to insure enough time to reach the loved one.
US mailing begins on the 7th February, but for for people who ABSOLUTELY
MUST HAVE an actual February 14th postmark, must notify the postmaster with
your request. It will arrive late, but with the all-important date will be
Population of Valentine Town, Texas
February 14th 1882, the town of Valentine,
Texas, was founded and named when a Southern Pacific Railroad crew building
east from El Paso reached the site.
Trains began running the next year, and a post
office was established in 1886.
Valentine, in Jeff Davis County, is 36 miles (57
km) west of Fort Davis. The trains started running in 1883, and Valentine
got a post office in 1886. The town became a shipping point for local cattle
ranchers, and by 1914 it had an estimated population of 500, five cattle
breeders, a news company, a real estate office, a grocery store, a
restaurant, and the Valentine Business Club. By the late 1990s, however, the
estimated population had dropped to 267.
Population of Valentine Town, Jeff Davis County,
Texas is 187 (2000 Census).
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