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Encyclopedia > Angelina County, Texas
Angelina County, Texas
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Map of Texas highlighting Angelina County
Location in the state of Texas
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Texas's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1846
Seat Lufkin
Largest City Lufkin
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

864 sq mi (2239 km²)
802 sq mi (2076 km²)
63 sq mi (163 km²), 7.28%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

80130
100/sq mi (39/km²)
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: http://www.angelinacounty.net/
Named for: Named for a Hainai woman who assisted early Spanish missionaries and was named Angelina by them.

Angelina County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. Angelina County was formed in 1846 from Nacogdoches County. As of 2000, the population was 80,130. Its county seat is Lufkin6. Angelina is named for a Hainai Native American woman who assisted early Spanish missionaries and was named Angelina by them. (See List of Texas county name etymologies.) Angelina County is no longer a dry county. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Official language(s) No Official Language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_TX.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Texas ... 1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Lufkin is a city in Angelina County, Texas, United States. ... Lufkin is a city in Angelina County, Texas, United States. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ...  CST or UTC-6 The Central Standard Time Zone (CST) is a geographic region in the Americas that keeps time by subtracting six hours from UTC (UTC-6). ... Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) is a high-precison atomic time standard. ... Though DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... Hainai is the name of a Native American tribe that lived in what is now east Texas. ... A missionary is traditionally defined as a propagator of religion who works to convert those outside that community; someone who proselytizes. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties Libertarian Party State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Official language(s) No Official Language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... 1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Nacogdoches County (pronounced nack-a-doe-chis) is a county located in the state of Texas. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Lufkin is a city in Angelina County, Texas, United States. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Hainai is the name of a Native American tribe that lived in what is now east Texas. ... Native Americans are the indigenous peoples from the regions of North America now encompassed by the continental United States, including parts of Alaska. ... A missionary is traditionally defined as a propagator of religion who works to convert those outside that community; someone who proselytizes. ... This is a list of Texas county name etymologies. ...

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,239 km² (864 mi²). 2,076 km² (802 mi²) of it is land and 163 km² (63 mi²) of it (7.28%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Major Highways

Image File history File links US_59. ... United States Highway 59 is a north-south United States highway (though it is signed east-west in parts of Texas). ... Image File history File links US_69. ... US 69 is a north-south United States highway. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... State Highway 103, or SH 103, is a state highway that runs through east Texas from an intersection with SH 7 near the Neches River through Lufkin to an intersection with SH 21 near the Louisiana state border. ...

Adjacent counties

Nacogdoches County (pronounced nack-a-doe-chis) is a county located in the state of Texas. ... San Augustine County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Jasper County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. ... Tyler County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Polk County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Trinity County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Houston County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Cherokee County is a county located in the state of Texas. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 80,130 people, 28,685 households, and 21,255 families residing in the county. The population density was 39/km² (100/mi²). There were 32,435 housing units at an average density of 16/km² (40/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 75.10% White, 14.72% Black or African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.67% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 7.77% from other races, and 1.42% from two or more races. 14.35% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 28,685 households out of which 36.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.80% were married couples living together, 12.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.90% were non-families. 22.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.18. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the county, the population was spread out with 27.70% under the age of 18, 9.70% from 18 to 24, 28.60% from 25 to 44, 21.50% from 45 to 64, and 12.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 96.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.70 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $33,806, and the median income for a family was $39,505. Males had a median income of $30,373 versus $20,221 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,876. About 12.40% of families and 15.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.90% of those under age 18 and 12.30% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Communities

Cities

Burke is a city located in Angelina County, Texas. ... Diboll is a city located in Angelina County, Texas. ... Herty is an unincorprated area located in north central Angelina County, Texas, United States. ... Homer is a town located in Angelina County, Texas, southwest of Lufkin, in Deep East Texas. ... Hudson is a city located in Angelina County, Texas. ... Huntington is a city located in Angelina County, Texas. ... Lufkin is a city in Angelina County, Texas, United States. ... Pollok is an unincorporated community in Angelina County, Texas. ... Zavalla is a city located in Angelina County, Texas. ...

Education

Angelina College serves Angelina County and Stephen F. Austin State University is located in nearby Nacogdoches. Angelina College is a community college located in Lufkin, Texas, with a branch campus in nearby Nacogdoches, Texas. ... Stephen F. Austin State University (known to students as SFA) is a higher education institution that was founded as a teachers college in 1921. ... Nacogdoches (pronounced nack-a-doe-chis) is a city located in Nacogdoches County, Texas. ...


The following school districts serve Angelina County:

Central Independent School District is a public school district based in the community of Pollok, Texas (USA). ... Colmesneil Independent School District is a public school district based in Colmesneil, Texas (USA). ... Diboll Independent School District is a public school district based in Diboll, Texas (USA). ... Hudson Independent School District is a public school district based in Hudson, Texas (USA). ... Huntington Independent School District is a public school district based in Huntington, Texas (USA). ... Lufkin Independent School District is a public school district based in Lufkin, Texas // Lufkin High Lufkin Middle Anderson Elementary Brandon Elementary Brookhollow Elementary Coston Elementary Slack Elementary Dunbar Primary Garrett Primary Hackney Primary Herty Primary Kurth Primary Trout Primary Lufkin ISD Categories: | | ... Wells Independent School District is a public school district based in Wells, Texas (USA). ... Zavalla Independent School District is a public school district based in Zavalla, Texas (USA). ...

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