Anderson County, Texas

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Anderson County
The Anderson County Courthouse in Palestine
The Anderson County Courthouse in Palestine
Map of Texas highlighting Anderson County
Location within the U.S. state of Texas
Map of the United States highlighting Texas
Texas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 31°49′N 95°39′W / 31.81°N 95.65°W / 31.81; -95.65
Country United States
State Texas
Founded1846
Named forKenneth L. Anderson
SeatPalestine
Largest cityPalestine
Area
 • Total1,078 sq mi (2,790 km2)
 • Land1,063 sq mi (2,750 km2)
 • Water15 sq mi (40 km2)  1.4%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
57,734[1]
 • Density55/sq mi (21/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district5th
Websitewww.co.anderson.tx.us

Anderson County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2010, 58,458 people lived there. The county seat is Palestine.

History[change | change source]

The county was made in 1846.

Geography[change | change source]

The county has a total area of 1,078 square miles.

People[change | change source]

In 2010, there were 58,458 people living in Anderson County.

Places[change | change source]

City[change | change source]

Towns[change | change source]

Other[change | change source]

  • Alderbranch
  • Bethel
  • Blackfoot
  • Bois d'Arc
  • Bradford
  • Brushy Creek
  • Cayuga
  • Cronin
  • Crystal Lake
  • Deanwright
  • Elmtown
  • Elmwood
  • Fosterville
  • Greens Bluff
  • Long Lake
  • Montalba
  • Mound City
  • Neches
  • Pert
  • Salmon
  • Slocum
  • Tennessee Colony

References[change | change source]

  1. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". U.S. Census Bureau. August 15, 2017. Retrieved August 15, 2017.