Walker County , Texas

Walker County, county in Texas, United States

Walker County, TX locator map
Location of Walker County, TX on Texas map.


Walker County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 67,861 and a population density of 33 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 72,971 inhabitants. Its county seat is Huntsville. The county was created 175 years ago in 1846.

Walker County has a total area of 801.55 square miles (2076 km2).

Walker County map

Walker County, TX Quick Facts

Population : 72,971 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas
Different from : Walker County
Area : 2076 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.2%
Land as percent of area : 97.8%
Named for : Samuel Hamilton Walker
Capital : Huntsville
Establishment : April 04, 1846
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 19:35:37 (17th April 2021)
Density : 35 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 7% (2010-2019)

Walker County, TX has 6 neighbors .

  • Huntsville

The population of Walker County increased by 7% in 9 years.

Year Population Method
2010 67,861 census
2011 68,409 estimation process
2012 68,609 estimation process
2013 69,404 estimation process
2014 70,076 estimation process
2015 70,836 estimation process
2016 71,845 estimation process
2017 72,816 estimation process
2018 73,136 estimation process
2019 72,971 estimation process

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People born in Walker County, TX (3)

People born in Walker County, TX, including basketball player and coach Slater Martin, academic Marilyn McAdams Sibley, journalist Tom Ellis, you can see a list of people who born in Walker County, TX.

Other places with the same name (2)

Walker County, TX Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Huntsville 42,241 City in Texas
New Waverly 1,071 City in Walker County, Texas, United States

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