Anderson County , Texas

Anderson County: County in Texas, United States

Anderson County locator map
Location of Anderson County on Texas map.

About

Anderson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 58,458 and a population density of 21 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 57,805 inhabitants. Its county seat is Palestine. The county was created 175 years ago in 1846.

Anderson courthouse tx 2010 image
Anderson courthouse tx 2010
Anderson courthouse tx 2010 image

Geography

Anderson County is located at 31°48'48"N 95°39'9"W (31.8133300, -95.6525500). It has 5 neighbors: Leon County, Houston County, Cherokee County, Freestone County and Henderson County.

Anderson County map

The largest city of Anderson County is Palestine with a population of 17,819. Other cities include and Elkhart population 1,277. See all Anderson County cities & populated places.

Weather

Anderson County forecast: Sunny. High near 75, with temperatures falling to around 72 in the afternoon. Southeast wind around 5 mph. more

Anderson County Quick Facts

Population : 57,805 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
Different from : Allegheny County, Allegany County, Allegan County, Alleghany County, Allegany County
Area : 2792 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.4%
Land as percent of area : 98.6%
Named for : Kenneth Lewis Anderson
Capital : Palestine
Establishment : March 03, 1846
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 09:11:03 (18th October 2021)
Density : 21 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.13% (2010-2020)
Weather : 75℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Anderson County has 5 neighbours.

  • Palestine

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Anderson County decreased by 1.13% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 58,458 - census
2011 58,394 -0.11% estimation process
2012 58,059 -0.58% estimation process
2013 57,960 -0.17% estimation process
2014 57,829 -0.23% estimation process
2015 57,639 -0.33% estimation process
2016 57,526 -0.2% estimation process
2017 58,175 1.12% estimation process
2018 57,974 -0.35% estimation process
2019 57,735 -0.41% estimation process
2020 57,805 0.12% estimation process

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People born in Anderson County (1)

American politician Todd Staples was born in Anderson County

Other places with the same name (5)

Anderson County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Anderson County.

City Name Population Title
Palestine 17,819 City in and county seat of Anderson County, Texas, United States
Elkhart 1,277 City in Anderson County, Texas
Frankston 1,157 Town of the United States

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