Wharton County , Texas

Wharton County: County in Texas, United States

About

Wharton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 41,280 and a population density of 15 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 41,685 inhabitants. Its county seat is Wharton. The county was created 175 years ago in 1846.

Wharton County Quick Facts

Population : 41,685 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
Area : 2835 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.8%
Land as percent of area : 99.2%
Named for : William H. Wharton, John Austin Wharton
Altitude : 112 feet / 34 meters
Capital : Wharton
Establishment : April 04, 1846
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 09:30:45 (5th December 2021)
Density : 15 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.97% (2010-2020)
Wharton County locator map
Location of Wharton County on Texas map.
Wharton county courthouse 2013 image
Wharton county courthouse 2013
Wharton county courthouse 2013 image

Geography

Wharton County is located at 29°16'40"N 96°13'20"W (29.2778600, -96.2221000). It has 6 neighbors: Austin County, Brazoria County, Colorado County, Fort Bend County, Jackson County and Matagorda County.

Wharton County map

The largest city of Wharton County is El Campo with a population of 11,502. Other cities include, Wharton population 8,615, East Bernard population 2,340 and Louise population 995. See all Wharton County cities & populated places.

Wharton County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Wharton County.

City Name Population Title
El Campo 11,502 City in Texas, United States
Wharton 8,615 City in Texas, USA
East Bernard 2,340 City in Wharton County, Texas, United States
Louise 995

Wharton County has 6 neighbours.

  • Wharton

Demographics

The population of Wharton County increased by 0.97% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 41,280 - census
2011 41,287 0.02% estimation process
2012 41,136 -0.37% estimation process
2013 41,122 -0.03% estimation process
2014 41,095 -0.07% estimation process
2015 41,383 0.7% estimation process
2016 41,609 0.54% estimation process
2017 41,837 0.54% estimation process
2018 41,499 -0.81% estimation process
2019 41,556 0.14% estimation process
2020 41,685 0.31% estimation process

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Local Places in Wharton County

People born in Wharton County (1)

American playwright and screenwriter (1916-2009) Horton Foote was born in Wharton County

Other places with the same name (1)

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