Harrison County, Texas
Harrison County: County in Texas, United States
Harrison County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 65,631 and a population density of 28 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 66,386 inhabitants. Its county seat is Marshall. The county was created 181 years ago in 1841.
Harrison County is located in northeastern Texas bordering Louisiana. It was established in 1839 and named for Jonas Harrison, a lawyer and soldier in the Texas Revolution.
The city of Marshall became the county seat in 1842. Marshall was one of the earliest towns founded in eastern Texas. By the 1850s, it was a major commercial hub for the surrounding area.
Key Facts About Harrison County Today
Population: As of 2021, the population of Harrison County was around 67,000 residents. The largest city is Marshall with about 23,500 people.
Major Industries: Agriculture, education, and manufacturing are important industries today. Cotton was historically significant, as was oil and gas extraction.
Attractions: Top attractions include the Texas & Pacific Railway Museum, Caddo Lake State Park, and Jefferson Historic District.
Things to See and Do in Harrison County
Some top attractions and activities in Harrison County include:
- Exploring antebellum homes and buildings in the Jefferson Historic District.
- Fishing, boating, and paddling on the wetlands of Caddo Lake.
- Touring the historic trains at the Texas & Pacific Railway Museum in Marshall.
- Shopping for antiques and collectibles in downtown Marshall.
- Attending the Stagecoach Music Festival held annually in Marshall.
With its preserved mid-19th century charm and natural beauty, Harrison County offers an authentic look into Texas history and culture.
Quick Facts about Harrison County
|Population :||66,386 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Texas (United States)|
|Different from :||Harrison County, Harrisonburg, Harrison County, Harrison County, Harrison County, Harrison County, Harrison County, Harrison County|
|Area :||2370 km2|
|Water as percent of area :||1.7%|
|Land as percent of area :||98.3%|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1842|
|Time Zone :||Central Time Zone|
|Local time :||09:25:46 (21st September 2023)|
|Density :||28 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||1.14% (2010-2020)|
|Weather :||68℉ Mostly Clear 7-days weather|
Harrison County map
The largest city of Harrison County is Marshall with a population of 22,523. Other cities include, Hallsville population 4,406, Waskom population 2,150, Noonday population 722 and Scottsville population 352. See all Harrison County cities & populated places.
Harrison County Populated Places
Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Harrison County.
|Marshall||22,523||City in Harrison County, Texas, USA|
|Hallsville||4,406||City in Harrison County, Texas, United States of America|
|Waskom||2,150||City in Harrison County, Texas, United States|
|Morton||1,840||Town in Texas, USA|
|Noonday||722||City in Harrison County, Texas, United States|
|Scottsville||352||City in Texas, United States|
|Uncertain||93||City in Harrison County, Texas, in the United States|
Harrison County forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph. more
- Official Website
Official website of Harrison County
Harrison County has 6 neighbours.
The population of Harrison County increased by 1.14% in 10 years.
People born in Harrison County (2)
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- Harrison County , Kentucky county in Kentucky, United States with a population of 18,920 people.
- Harrison County , Ohio county in Ohio, United States with a population of 15,014 people.
- Harrison County , Iowa county in Iowa, United States with a population of 13,928 people.
- Harrison County , Missouri county in northwest Missouri, United States with a population of 8,321 people.
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