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 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 57,735 inhabitants. Its county seat is Palestine. The county was created 175 years ago in 1846.

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 courthouse tx 2010 image
Anderson courthouse tx 2010

The largest city of Anderson County is Palestine with a population of 17,730. Other cities include and Elkhart population 1,299. See all Anderson County cities & populated places.

Weather

Anderson County forecast: A slight chance of rain showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 30%. more

Anderson courthouse tx 2010 image

Anderson County map

Anderson County Quick Facts

Population : 57,735 (2019)
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 : 04:11:10 (4th August 2021)
Density : 21 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -1.25% (2010-2019)
Weather : 91℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Anderson County has 5 neighbours.

  • Palestine

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Anderson County decreased by 1.25% in 9 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

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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 (4)

Anderson County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Palestine 17,730 City in and county seat of Anderson County, Texas, United States
Elkhart 1,299 City in Anderson County, Texas
Frankston 1,170 Town of the United States

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