Palestine Anderson County, Texas

Palestine: City in and county seat of Anderson County, Texas, United States

Palestine locator map
Location of Palestine on Texas map.


Palestine is a city located in the county of Anderson in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 18,712 and a population density of 368 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 17,819 inhabitants.

The city was created 175 years ago in 1845.

Palestine  TX  City Hall IMG 2312 image
Palestine TX City Hall IMG 2312
Palestine  TX  City Hall IMG 2312 image


Palestine is located at 31°45'44"N 95°37'51"W (31.7621200, -95.6307900).

Palestine map


Palestine forecast: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more

Palestine Quick Facts

Population : 17,819 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Anderson County
Postal code : 75800, 75899
Phone Area Codes : 903
Area : 50.83 km2
Named for : Palestine
Altitude : 482 feet / 147 meters
Capital city : Palestine is capital of Anderson County
Establishment : January 01, 1846 (175 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 13:22:47 (21st September 2021)
Density : 351 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.01% (2010-2020)
Weather : 89℉ Mostly Sunny then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather


According to census records, the population of Palestine decreased by 5.01% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 18,712 - census
2011 18,585 -0.68% estimation process
2012 18,486 -0.54% estimation process
2013 18,364 -0.66% estimation process
2014 18,183 -1% estimation process
2015 18,072 -0.61% estimation process
2016 18,122 0.28% estimation process
2017 18,103 -0.1% estimation process
2018 17,885 -1.22% estimation process
2019 17,730 -0.87% estimation process
2020 17,819 0.5% estimation process

Palestine zip code is 75801. County name: Anderson, County fips: 48001

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People born in Palestine (33)

People born in Palestine, including football running back Adrian Peterson, actor, singer andorchestra leader Smith Ballew, African athlete Sandra Glover, you can see a list of people who born in Palestine.

  • Alfred Masters (soldier) he was born in 05/02/1916
  • Guy Brown (American football player) he was born in 01/06/1955
  • Bill Bradley (American football player, defensive backs coach of San Antonio Commanders) he was born in 24/01/1947
  • Ed Taylor (American baseball player (1877-1912)) he was born in 23/03/1877
  • Ernest Allen Guinn (United States federal judge) he was born in 29/09/1905
  • Frank Carswell (American baseball player) he was born in 06/11/1919
  • Gene Watson (American country singer) he was born in 11/10/1943
  • Howard Turbyfill (American weightlifter) he was born in 25/03/1913
  • Hunkie Cooper (American football player) he was born in 17/05/1969
  • Ivory Lee Brown (Player of American football) he was born in 17/08/1969
  • Jack Matchett (American baseball player) he was born in 03/02/1906
  • Jack Pepper (American vaudeville performer) he was born in 14/06/1902
  • Jessie Daniel Ames (American suffragist and civil rights activist) she was born in 02/11/1883
  • John Gold (Player of American football)
  • Keith Crawford (former NFL wide receiver and defensive back) he was born in 21/11/1970
  • Lynn McGruder (Player of American football) he was born in 13/02/1982
  • Mack Saxon (American football player and coach, basketball coach, college athletics administrator (1901-1949)) he was born in 21/11/1901
  • Oscar Dugey (American baseball player and coach) he was born in 25/10/1887

Schools in Palestine

College & universities near Palestine, TX

Code Name City ZIP
225876 Jacksonville College-Main Campus Jacksonville (TX) 75766-4759
223117 Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary Jacksonville (TX) 75766-5407
225308 Trinity Valley Community College Athens (TX) 75751

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Palestine, TX

Code Name Address Type
TYL Tyler, TX 303 North Bois D'Arc Street BUS
NCG Nacogdoches, Texas University Drive & Starr Road BUS
MIN Mineola 115 East Front St. RAIL
LVW Longview 905 Pacific Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Palestine

Post Office Name City ZIP
Palestin Post Office Palestine (TX) 75803
Elkhar Post Office Elkhart (TX) 75839
Montalba Post Office Montalba (TX) 75853
Nech Post Office Neches (TX) 75779
Tennessee Colony Post Office Tennessee Colony (TX) 75861

Other places with the same name (4)

Other cities in Anderson County

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

City Name Population Title
Elkhart 1,277 City in Anderson County, Texas
Frankston 1,157 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Palestine distances to largest Texas cities