Longview, Texas

Longview: The most populous city in Gregg County, Texas. It is located on the Neches River in East Texas. Longview is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Longview Museum and the Longview Arboretum and Botanical Garden.


Longview is a city located in the county of Gregg in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 80,455 and a population density of 1,442 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 81,728 inhabitants.

The city was created 153 years ago in 1870.

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Location of Longview on Texas map.

Quick Facts about Longview

Population : 81,728 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Gregg County
Postal code : 75601
Phone Area Codes : 903
Area : 55.8 km2
Altitude : 1,217 feet / 371 meters
Capital city : Longview is capital of Longview, Texas metropolitan area
Establishment : January 01, 1871 (153 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 13:14:43 (15th June 2024)
Density : 1,465 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.56% (2010-2020)
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Longview is located at 32°30'3"N 94°44'26"W (32.5007000, -94.7404900).

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The population of Longview increased by 1.56% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 80,455 - census
2011 81,024 0.7% estimation process
2012 81,190 0.2% estimation process
2013 81,249 0.07% estimation process
2014 81,253 0% estimation process
2015 81,717 0.57% estimation process
2016 81,378 -0.42% estimation process
2017 80,980 -0.49% estimation process
2018 81,191 0.26% estimation process
2019 81,631 0.54% estimation process
2020 81,728 0.12% estimation process

Longview zip code is 75601. County name: Gregg, County fips: 48183

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People born in Longview (87)

People born in Longview, including actor Forest Whitaker, country music singer Miranda Lambert, Taiwanese singer Evonne Hsu, .


  • José Francisco Torres (American soccer player) he was born in 29/10/1987
  • Karen Silkwood (Labor union activist, chemical technician) she was born in 19/02/1946
  • Tiffany Jackson (American basketball player) she was born in 26/04/1985
  • Sunny Sweeney (American singer) she was born in 07/12/1976
  • Rodney Carrington (American actor) he was born in 19/10/1968
  • Trent Williams (American football offensive tackle) he was born in 19/07/1988
  • Gary Willis (American musician) he was born in 28/03/1957
  • Chris Davis (American baseball player) he was born in 17/03/1986
  • Chris Ivory (American football player) he was born in 22/03/1988
  • Craig Washington (American politician) he was born in 12/10/1941
  • John Lee Hancock (American film director, writer and producer) he was born in 15/12/1956
  • Thurman Green (Jazz trombonist) he was born in 12/08/1940
  • Jess Todd (American baseball player) he was born in 20/04/1986
  • Roddrick Muckelroy (American football player) he was born in 27/10/1986
  • Mary Leona Gage (Stripped of the 1957 Miss USA title after it was learned that she had lied about her age and marital status) she was born in 08/04/1939
  • Michael McDonald (American basketball player) he was born in 13/02/1969
  • Steffond Johnson (American basketball player) he was born in 04/11/1962
  • Robert Newhouse (player of American football (1950-2014)) he was born in 09/01/1950

Schools in Longview

College & universities near Longview, TX

Code Name City ZIP
226231 LeTourneau University Longview (TX) 75602
484048 Barber Institute of Texas Longview (TX) 75602-3456
226019 Kilgore College Kilgore (TX) 75662-3299
229887 Wiley College Marshall (TX) 75670
224527 East Texas Baptist University Marshall (TX) 75670-1498

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Longview, TX

Code Name Address Type
LVW Longview 905 Pacific Ave. RAIL
MHL Marshall 800 North Washington Street - suite 2 RAIL
TYL Tyler, TX 303 North Bois D'Arc Street BUS
MIN Mineola 115 East Front St. RAIL
SHR Shreveport, Louisiana 451 Clyde Fant Parkway BUS

Post offices near Longview

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Longview Post Office Longview (TX) 75601
Longview Post Office Longview (TX) 75602
Northwest Longview Post Office Longview (TX) 75605
Judson Post Office Judson (TX) 75660
White Oak Post Office White Oak (TX) 75693

Other places with the same name (4)

Other cities in Gregg County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Gregg County , TX.

City Name Population Title
Kilgore 14,857 Small city in Gregg County, Texas
Gladewater 6,352 City in Gregg County, Texas, United States
White Oak 6,283 City in Texas
Liberty City 2,351 Fictional city in Rockstar Games' video games series Grand Theft Auto (HD)
Lakeport 997 City in Gregg County, Texas, United States
Clarksville City 934 City in Gregg County, Texas, United States
Warren City 305 City in Texas

Distance to Other Cities

Longview distances to largest Texas cities