Cooke County , Texas

Cooke County: County in Texas, United States

About

Cooke County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 38,437 and a population density of 17 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 41,393 inhabitants. Its county seat is Gainesville. The county was created 173 years ago in 1848.

Cooke County Quick Facts

Population : 41,393 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
Different from : Cook County, Cook County, Cook County
Area : 2328 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.6%
Land as percent of area : 97.4%
Altitude : 784 feet / 239 meters
Capital : Gainesville
Establishment : January 01, 1849
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 13:08:50 (7th October 2022)
Density : 18 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.14% (2010-2020)
Cooke County locator map
Location of Cooke County on Texas map.
Cooke county tx courthouse 2015 image
Cooke county tx courthouse 2015
Cooke county tx courthouse 2015 image

Geography

Cooke County is located at 33°38'21"N 97°12'45"W (33.6391900, -97.2126200). It has 4 neighbors: Denton County, Grayson County, Montague County and Wise County.

Cooke County map

The largest city of Cooke County is Gainesville with a population of 16,876. Other cities include, Muenster population 1,664 and Callisburg population 367. See all Cooke County cities & populated places.

Cooke County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Gainesville 16,876 City in Texas, United States
Lake Kiowa 1,906 Census designated place
Muenster 1,664 City in western Cooke County, Texas, United States
Lindsay 1,159 Town of Cooke County, Texas, USA
Oak Ridge 806 Town in Cooke County, Texas, United States
Callisburg 367 City in Cooke County, Texas, United States

Cooke County has 4 neighbours.

  • Gainesville

Demographics

The population of Cooke County increased by 7.14% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 38,437 - census
2011 38,443 0.02% estimation process
2012 38,717 0.71% estimation process
2013 38,456 -0.68% estimation process
2014 38,764 0.79% estimation process
2015 39,170 1.04% estimation process
2016 39,343 0.44% estimation process
2017 39,932 1.48% estimation process
2018 40,504 1.41% estimation process
2019 41,257 1.83% estimation process
2020 41,393 0.33% estimation process

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People born in Cooke County (3)

People born in Cooke County, including politician John Marvin Jones, actor Lou Perryman, Gene Berry, .

List

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