Tom Green County, Texas

Tom Green County: County in Texas, United States

About

Tom Green County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 110,224 and a population density of 28 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 120,010 inhabitants. Its county seat is San Angelo. The county was created 150 years ago in 1874.

Tom Green County is located in western Texas. As of the 2020 census, the population was 123,010 making it the 15th most populous county in Texas. The county seat is San Angelo.

History

Early history

Tom Green County was established in 1874 and named after Confederate general Tom Green. San Angelo designated the county seat in 1884.

20th century

The economy was initially ranching and farming based. It diversified in the 1900s with oil discoveries and opening of Goodfellow Air Force Base.

Economy

Oil and gas

Oil and natural gas production drove growth in the mid-1900s. Major oil fields include Santa Rita and Southwest Cross. Companies like Concho Resources operate in the county.

Livestock

Cattle ranching and feedlot operations remain important. The county has over 1.5 million acres of rangeland.

Military

Goodfellow Air Force Base provides an economic boost, employing thousands of civilians and military personnel.

Attractions

Top attractions include:

  • San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts
  • Historic Concho Avenue downtown area
  • San Angelo State Park - scenic area with trails and camping
Tom Green County locator map
Location of Tom Green County on Texas map.

Quick Facts about Tom Green County

Population : 120,010 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
Area : 3990 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.2%
Land as percent of area : 98.8%
Named for : Thomas Green
Altitude : 1,886 feet / 575 meters
Capital : San Angelo
Establishment : March 03, 1874
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 11:53:01 (14th June 2024)
Density : 30 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.15% (2010-2020)
Tom Green County Courthouse  San Angelo  TX IMG 4399 image
Tom Green County Courthouse San Angelo TX IMG 4399
Tom Green County Courthouse  San Angelo  TX IMG 4399 image

Geography

Tom Green County is located at 31°24'16"N 100°27'43"W (31.4044000, -100.4620700). It has 8 neighbors: Concho County, Menard County, Runnels County, Coke County, Irion County, Reagan County, Schleicher County and Sterling County.

Tom Green County map

The largest city of Tom Green County is San Angelo with a population of 101,612. . See all Tom Green County cities & populated places.

Tom Green County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Tom Green County.

City Name Population Title
San Angelo 101,612 The most populous city in Tom Green County, Texas.
Grape Creek 3,154 Census designated place

Tom Green County has 8 neighbours.

  • San Angelo

Demographics

The population of Tom Green County increased by 8.15% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 110,224 - census
2011 111,751 1.37% estimation process
2012 113,307 1.37% estimation process
2013 114,680 1.2% estimation process
2014 116,319 1.41% estimation process
2015 117,514 1.02% estimation process
2016 117,634 0.1% estimation process
2017 117,566 -0.06% estimation process
2018 118,014 0.38% estimation process
2019 119,200 0.99% estimation process
2020 120,010 0.67% estimation process

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People born in Tom Green County (2)

People born in Tom Green County, including actor and Co-founder of The Nobelity Project Turk Pipkin, politician Bill Kidd, .

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