Athens Henderson County, Texas

Athens: City in Texas

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Location of Athens on Texas map.

About

Athens is a city located in the county of Henderson in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 12,710 and a population density of 256 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 12,770 inhabitants.

Athens  TX  City Hall IMG 0571 image
Athens TX City Hall IMG 0571
Athens  TX  City Hall IMG 0571 image

Geography

Athens is located at 32°12'18"N 95°51'20"W (32.2048700, -95.8555200).

Athens map

Weather

Athens forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 5 to 10 mph. more

Athens Quick Facts

Population : 12,770 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Henderson County
Postal code : 75751–75752
Area : 49.62 km2
Named for : Athens
Altitude : 489 feet / 149 meters
Capital city : Athens is capital of Henderson County
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 04:33:46 (21st October 2021)
Density : 257 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.47% (2010-2020)
Weather : 81℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Athens increased by 0.47% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 12,710 - census
2011 12,776 0.52% estimation process
2012 12,750 -0.2% estimation process
2013 12,669 -0.64% estimation process
2014 12,638 -0.25% estimation process
2015 12,576 -0.49% estimation process
2016 12,612 0.29% estimation process
2017 12,598 -0.11% estimation process
2018 12,715 0.92% estimation process
2019 12,753 0.3% estimation process
2020 12,770 0.13% estimation process

Athens zip code is 75751. County name: Henderson, County fips: 48213

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People born in Athens (15)

People born in Athens, including businessman Sid W. Richardson, football player Barron Tanner, flight director Gerald D. Griffin, you can see a list of people who born in Athens.

  • James C. Spencer (Member of the Texas House of Representatives) he was born in 11/05/1914
  • Odrick Ray (American football player) he was born in 24/05/1989
  • Pete Donohue (American baseball player) he was born in 05/11/1900
  • Wes Bradshaw (American football player and coach (1897-1960)) he was born in 26/11/1897
  • William R. Hawn (American businessman) he was born in 13/01/1910
  • William Wayne Justice (American judge) he was born in 25/02/1920
  • Fred LaRue (American presidential aide) he was born in 11/10/1928
  • Stuart Spitzer (Member of the Texas House of Representatives) he was born in 01/01/1967
  • Jakeem Grant (American football player) he was born in 30/10/1992
  • Adam Gibbs (American voice actor) he was born in 15/06/1986
  • Goldie Printis Horton ((1887-1972)) she was born in 04/09/1887
  • Tay Money (American rapper) she was born in 06/04/1993

Schools in Athens

College & universities near Athens, TX

Code Name City ZIP
225308 Trinity Valley Community College Athens (TX) 75751

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Athens, TX

Code Name Address Type
TYL Tyler, TX 303 North Bois D'Arc Street BUS
MIN Mineola 115 East Front St. RAIL
MSQ Mesquite, TX 1331 Highway 80 East \r\n1331 Highway 80 East \r\n BUS
DAG Dallas, TX 205 South Lamar Street BUS
DAL Union Station 400 South Houston St. RAIL

Post offices near Athens

Post Office Name City ZIP
Athen Post Office Athens (TX) 75751

Other places with the same name (16)

  • Athens , Georgia consolidated city-county and county seat of Clarke County, Georgia, United States with a population of 116,714 people.
  • Athens , Alabama county seat of Limestone County, Alabama, United States with a population of 28,643 people.
  • Athens , Ohio town in Ohio with a population of 24,600 people.
  • Athens , Tennessee town in Tennessee, United States with a population of 14,120 people.
  • Athens , New York city in Greene County, New York, United States of America with a population of 3,946 people.
  • Athens , Pennsylvania borough in Pennsylvania, United States with a population of 3,180 people.
  • Athens , Missouri township in Missouri with a population of 2,080 people.
  • Athens , Illinois city in Menard County, Illinois, United States with a population of 1,893 people.
  • Athens , Wisconsin village in Marathon County, Wisconsin with a population of 1,079 people.
  • Athens , Michigan village in Michigan with a population of 996 people.
  • Athens , Maine town in Maine, United States with a population of 976 people.
  • Athens , West Virginia town in West Virginia, United States with a population of 890 people.
  • Athens , Vermont town in Windham County, Vermont with a population of 435 people.
  • Athens , Louisiana village in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, United States with a population of 265 people.
  • Athens , Kansas unincorporated community in Woodson County, Kansas, USA with a population of 47 people.

Other cities in Henderson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Henderson County , TX. (more)

City Name Population Title
Gun Barrel City 6,208 Town of the United States
Chandler 3,219 City in Henderson County, Texas, United States
Tool 2,335 City in Henderson County, Texas, United States
Malakoff 2,314 City in Texas, United States
Seven Points 1,557 City in Henderson County, Texas, United States
Berryville 1,066 Town of the United States
Eustace 1,020 City in Texas, USA
Trinidad 875 City in Henderson County, Texas, United States
Log Cabin 785 City in Henderson County, Texas
Payne Springs 756 Town of the United States
Murchison 610 City in Texas
Star Harbor 487 City in Henderson County, Texas, United States
Enchanted Oaks 343 Town of the United States
Poynor 311 Town of the United States
Coffee City 299 Town in Henderson County, Texas, United States
Moore Station 223 City in Henderson County, Texas, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Athens distances to largest Texas cities