Tyler County, Texas

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Tyler County
The Tyler County Courthouse in Woodville
The Tyler County Courthouse in Woodville
Map of Texas highlighting Tyler County
Location within the U.S. state of Texas
Map of the United States highlighting Texas
Texas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 30°46′N 94°23′W / 30.77°N 94.38°W / 30.77; -94.38
Country United States
State Texas
Founded1846
Named forJohn Tyler
SeatWoodville
Largest townWoodville
Area
 • Total936 sq mi (2,420 km2)
 • Land925 sq mi (2,400 km2)
 • Water11 sq mi (30 km2)  1.2%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total21,766
 • Density24/sq mi (9/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district36th
Websitewww.co.tyler.tx.us

Tyler County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2010, 21,766 people lived there. The county seat is Woodville.

This county is not to be confused with the city of Tyler, Texas.

History[change | change source]

Tyler County was made in 1846.

Geography[change | change source]

Tyler County has a total area of 936 square miles.