Athens, Texas

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Athens is a city in Henderson County, Texas, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 12,710.[1] It is the county seat of Henderson County.[2] It was named after Athens, Alabama, by one of the early residents who came from there.[3]

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  1. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Athens city, Texas". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved February 9, 2018.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. A Memorial and Biographical History of Navarro, Henderson, Anderson, Limestone, Freestone and Leon Counties, Texas. Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company. 1893. p. 207. Retrieved 28 September 2014.