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Encyclopedia > Tyler, Texas
City of Tyler
Nickname: Rose Capital of America
Location in the state of Texas
Location in the state of Texas
Coordinates: 32°20′3″N 95°18′0″W / 32.33417, -95.3
Country United States
State Texas
County Smith
Government
 - Mayor Joey Seeber
Area
 - Total 49.4 sq mi (128.0 km²)
 - Land 49.3 sq mi (127.7 km²)
 - Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km²)
Elevation 544 ft (165 m)
Population (2005)
 - Total 101,106
 - Density 1,696/sq mi (655.1/km²)
Time zone Central (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) Central (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 75700-75799
Area code(s) 430, 903
FIPS code 48-74144GR2
GNIS feature ID 1348998GR3
Website: http://www.cityoftyler.org

Tyler is the county seat of Smith County in East Texas, United States. The city is named for President John Tyler in recognition of his support for Texas's admission to the United States. The 2000 census recorded the city's population to be 83,650, while in 2005 it was estimated to have reached 101,106[1]. Tyler is the principal city of the Tyler Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is part of the larger Tyler-Jacksonville Combined Statistical Area. Image File history File links Tyler_skyline. ... EXAMPLE:Laughbox,Blondie,BamBam,Pinkie,etc. ... Adapted from Wikipedias TX county maps by Seth Ilys. ... Official language(s) No official language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Largest metro area Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington 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. ... This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... 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Tyler has been nicknamed the "Rose Capital of America" because of its large role in the rose-growing industry; about 20% of commercial rose bushes produced in the U.S. are grown in Tyler and Smith County and more than half of the rose bushes are packaged and shipped from the area. It boasts the nation's largest municipal rose garden and hosts the Texas Rose Festival each October, which draws more than 100,000 spectators.[2]. For other uses, see Rose (disambiguation). ... The Texas Rose Festival is an annual event held in Tyler, Texas, that celebrates the role of the rose-growing industry in the local economy. ...


In 1985, the international Adopt-a-Highway movement originated in Tyler when, after appeals by local Texas Department of Transportation officials, the local Civitan chapter adopted a 2-mile (3-km) stretch of U.S. Highway 69. Tyler is also home to the Caldwell Zoo. This article is about the year. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... // History The Texas Legislature created the Texas Highway Department in 1917 to administer federal highway construction and maintenance. ... Logo Civitan International is an association of community service clubs founded in Birmingham, Alabama (where it is still headquartered) in 1917 by Courtney W. Shropshire, a local doctor. ... US 69 is a north-south United States highway. ... The Caldwell Zoo is a zoo located in the city of Tyler, Texas featuring animals from all over the world. ...


Since 1877 the Tyler-based T.B. Butler Publishing Company has published the city's main newspaper, Tyler Morning Telegraph. The Tyler Morning Telegraph is a daily newspaper based in Tyler, Texas, U.S.. It is privately owned by the T.B. Butler Publishing Company, Inc. ...

Contents

Geography

Tyler is located at 32°20′3″N, 95°17′60″W (32.334249, -95.299927)GR1. Tyler is surrounded by many smaller suburbs including: Jacksonville, Whitehouse, Lindale, New Chapel Hill, Bullard, Edom, Brownsboro, Chandler, and Mineola. Jacksonville is a city in Cherokee County, Texas, United States. ... Whitehouse is a city in Smith County, Texas, United States. ... Lindale is a town in Smith County, Texas, United States and part of the metropolitan area of Tyler, TX. The population was 2,954 at the 2000 census. ... New Chapel Hill is a city located in Smith County, Texas. ... Bullard is a town located in southern Smith County, Texas at the intersection of U.S. Highway 69 and Farm-to-Market roads 2137, 2493, and 344, about 12 miles south of Tyler. ... Edom is a city located in Van Zandt County, Texas. ... Brownsboro is a city in Henderson County, Texas, United States. ... Chandler is a city located in Henderson County, Texas. ... Mineola is a city located in Wood County, Texas. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 128.0 km² (49.4 mi²). 127.7 km² (49.3 mi²) of it is land and 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (0.22%) 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. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... 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. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 83,650 people, 32,525 households, and 21,076 families residing in the city. The population density was 655.1/km² (1,696.7/mi²). There were 35,337 housing units at an average density of 276.7/km² (716.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 61.72% White, 26.83% African American, 0.34% Native American, 0.96% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 8.46% from other races, and 1.65% from two or more races. 15.82% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 32,525 households out of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.7% were married couples living together, 14.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.2% were non-families. 30.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.12. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


The city's population was spread out by age, with 26% under the age of 18, 11.7% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 20% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $34,163, and the median income for a family was $43,618. Males had a median income of $31,728 versus $22,397 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,184. 16.8% of the population and 13.0% of families were below the poverty line. 23.3% of those under the age of 18 and 12.1% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. 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. ...


Economy

In addition to its role in the rose-growing industry, Tyler is the headquarters for Brookshire Grocery Company (website), which operates Brookshire's and Super 1 Foods, and Ole! supermarkets in four states. The company's main distribution center is located in south Tyler, while SouthWest Foods, a subsidiary that produces dairy products, is located just north-east of the city. Brookshire Grocery Co. ...


The manufacturing sector includes:

Also produced in Tyler are John Soules Foods' fajita and other meat products; Distant Lands Coffee Roasters coffee (website); Tyler Candle Co. jar candles (website); and a variety of small high-tech businesses including Synthesizers.com (website), Group M7 (website), CBI (website), Power-Up (website), Advance Network Systems (website), and Arrick Robotics (website). McWane, Inc. ... Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company was founded in 1898 by Frank Seiberling. ... Trane, a business of American Standard Companies, is a global provider of heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and building management systems and controls. ... American Standard Companies, Inc. ... Note: in the broadest sense, air conditioning can refer to any form of heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning. ... A heat pump is a machine or device that moves heat from one location (the source) to another location (the sink), using work. ... “GE” redirects here. ... The Carrier Corporation is the world’s largest manufacturer and distributor of heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, and a global leader in the commercial refrigeration and food service equipment industry. ... Note: in the broadest sense, air conditioning can refer to any form of heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ...


Tyler is also a major medical center which serves the city as well as the surrounding East Texas area.


Recreation and tourism

Tyler is home to Caldwell Zoo, several museums, 2 lakes, and numerous golf courses.[3] There is also an "Azalea Trail," which are 2 officially designated routes within the city that showcase homes or other landscaped venues adorned with azalea shrubs.[4] Species see text Source: The Rhododendron page, and some research. ...


On the shores of nearby Lake Tyler is the 2005 HGTV Dream Home. The 6,500 square feet (600 m²) house briefly boosted tourism and interest in the community. Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The HGTV Dream Home is the American cable network Home & Garden Televisions annual project house and sweepstakes, held since 1997. ...


Tyler State Park is a few miles away where visitors can camp, canoe, and paddle boat on the lake. The park also houses numerous mountain biking and hiking trails


Annually, the Texas Rose Festival draws thousands of tourists to Tyler.[5] The festival, which celebrates the role of the rose-growing industry in the local economy, is held in October and features a parade, the coronation of the Rose Queen, and other civic events. There is also a Rose Museum featuring the history of the Festival. The Texas Rose Festival is an annual event held in Tyler, Texas, that celebrates the role of the rose-growing industry in the local economy. ...


The [East Texas State Fair is held in Tyler.[6]


Smith County Historical Society operates a museum and archives in the old Carnegie Library. Located at 125 S. College, the old library building was constructed in 1904 and is included in the National Register of Historic Places. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The archives are open on Wednesdays, 1:00 pm through 4:00 pm. The Society also holds its monthly meeting in the Payne Auditorium on the building's second floor on the first Tuesday at 7:00 pm. The museum, archives, and meetings are open free to the public. Photographs and publications are available for purchase.[7]


Camp Ford was the largest Confederate Prisoner of War Camp west of the Mississippi River during the American Civil War. The site of the camp is now a public park, managed by the Historical Society. The park features a kiosk with extensive graphics detailing the history of the camp, a walking trail with interpretive signage, a reconstruction of a POW cabin, and picnic facilities. It is open daily from dawn to dusk with free admission. It is located on Highway 271, 0.8 miles north of Loop 323.


Media

There are currently 13 media stations and one newspaper located in Tyler, as well as many more in the surrounding areas.


Newspaper

The Tyler Morning Telegraph is a daily newspaper based in Tyler, Texas, U.S.. It is privately owned by the T.B. Butler Publishing Company, Inc. ...

Television

  • KLTV - KLTV Channel 7 (ABC)
  • KETK - KETK NBC 56 (NBC)
  • KYTX - CBS 19 (CBS)

KLTV is a television station in Tyler, Texas, USA. It is an ABC network affiliate, and it broadcasts its analog signal on VHF channel 7 and digital signal on channel 10. ... KETK is an NBC television affiliate operating on UHF channel 56, and its signal is relayed by low power KLSB 53 in Nacogdoches. ... KYTX (CBS 19) is a television station based in Tyler, Texas, operating on analog UHF channel 19 and digital UHF 18. ...

Radio

AM stations

  • KTBB - 600 AM (News/Talk)
  • KZEY - 690 AM (Urban Contemporary)
  • KGLD - The Light 1330 AM (Gospel)
  • KYZS - ESPN 1490 AM (Sports)

FM stations

  • KVNE - Encouragement FM 89.5 (Christian Contemporary)
  • KBJS - 90.3 (Christian Talk)
  • KDOK - The Greatest Oldies of All Time 92.1 (Oldies)
  • KTYL - Mix 93.1 (Adult Contemporary)
  • KKTX - 96X...The Classic Rock Station 96.1 (Classic Rock)
  • KAJK - 99.3 Jack FM (Adult Hits)
  • KNUE - New Country 101.5 (Country)
  • KBLZ - The Blaze 102.7 & 106.9 (Hip-Hop and R&B)
  • KKUS - The Ranch 104.1 (Classic Country)
  • KOOI - Sunny 106.5 (Soft Rock)
  • KISX - Hot JAMZ 107.3 (Old School and Todays R&B)

Jack FM logo Jack FM is the moniker and on-air brand of several radio stations in Canada, the United States and now the United Kingdom. ... KNUE could mean: Korea National University of Education, a South Korean university for teacher training. ... KBLZ and KAZE (The Blaze 102. ... KISX is a radio station licensed to Tyler, Texas, USA with an Urban Adult Contemporary musical format. ...

Transportation

Aerial photo of Tyler Pounds Regional Airport in Tyler, Texas, shot by Butler Planning Services on 9/9/2005.

Tyler Pounds Regional Airport (website) offers service to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport via American Eagle and to Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport via Colgan Air Continental Connection. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1000x671, 266 KB)[edit] Summary Aerial photo of Tyler Pounds Regional Airport in Tyler, Texas. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1000x671, 266 KB)[edit] Summary Aerial photo of Tyler Pounds Regional Airport in Tyler, Texas. ... Tyler Pounds Regional Airport (IATA: TYR, ICAO: KTYR) is an airport located several miles west of Tyler, Texas. ... DFW redirects here. ... American Eagle Airlines is an airline based in Fort Worth, Texas. ... Houston redirects here. ... George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IATA: IAH, ICAO: KIAH, FAA LID: IAH)[2] is an international airport in the city of Houston, Texas, United States serving the Greater Houston area. ... Colgan Air is an American regional airline. ... Continental Connection Continental Connection is a name under which several commuter airline carriers and their airline holding companies operate service marketed exclusively by Continental Airlines. ...


The city's Tyler Transit (website) buses run daily, excluding Sundays and holidays. Greyhound Lines bus service is available through a downtown terminal. Greyhound Lines is the largest inter-city common carrier of passengers by bus in North America , serving 2,200 destinations in the United States. ...


Tyler is located adjacent to several major highways. Interstate 20 runs along the north edge of the city, U.S. Highway 69 runs north-south through the center of town and Texas State Highway 64 runs east-west through the city. Tyler also has access to U.S. Highway 271, Texas State Highway 31, Texas State Highway 155, and Texas State Highway 110. “I-20” redirects here. ... US 69 is a north-south United States highway. ... Texas State Highway 64 runs from Henderson via Tyler to Wills Point. ... United States Highway 271 is a north-south United States highway. ... From US 84 northeast of Waco via Corsicana, Athens, Tyler, Kilgore to US 80 in Longview. ... From US 79 in Palestine northeastward via Frankston to Texas State Highway 64 at Tyler; and from another point on SH 64 northward to junction of US 271 and Texas State Highway 31; and then from a point on US 271 northeast of Tyler, northeastward via Big Sandy, Gilmer, Avinger... State Highway 110 or SH 110 is a state highway in the U.S. state of Texas that runs from Grand Saline to Rusk. ...


Texas State Highway Loop 323 was established in 1957 and originally encircled the city, which has continued to grow outside of the loop. Texas State Highway Loop 49, designed to be an "outer loop" around the city, is currently under construction. The first five-mile segment, which connects Highway 155 south with Highway 69 south, opened for use on August 17, 2006. State Highway Loop 323 , or SL 323, is a state highway loop in Texas in the United States. ... State Highway Loop 49 (also called Toll 49) is a tollway that will, along with the existing Interstate 20, encircle the city of Tyler, Texas upon completion. ...


Tyler was the hub for a series of short-line railroads which later evolved into the St. Louis Southwestern Railway, better known as "The Cotton Belt Route." This line later became part of the Southern Pacific Railroad, which itself merged with the Union Pacific Railroad, which continues to serve the city today. This is the top-level page of WikiProject trains Rail tracks Rail transport refers to the land transport of passengers and goods along railways or railroads. ... The St. ... The Southern Pacific Railroad (AAR reporting marks SP) was an American railroad. ... The Union Pacific Railroad (AAR reporting marks UP) (NYSE: UNP), headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, is the largest railroad network in the United States. ...


Utilities

Gas and electric

Water

  • City of Tyler Water - (903) 531-1231
  • City of Bullard - (903) 894-7223
  • City of Whitehouse - (903) 839-4915
  • Southern Utilities - (903) 593-2588
  • Walnut Grove Water Co. - (903) 839-4372
  • Tall Timbers Estates Utility Co. - (903) 534-1617

Healthcare

Hospitals located in Tyler include East Texas Medical Center (website), Trinity Mother Frances Health System (website), University of Texas Health Center at Tyler (website), and Texas Spine & Joint Hospital (website). Tyler serves as a major medical center for communities throughout East Texas. The University of Texas Health Center at Tyler (UTHCT) is a health institution located in Tyler, Texas. ...


Education

Colleges and universities

Tyler's higher education institutions include the University of Texas at Tyler (website) and the University of Texas Health Center at Tyler (website), both part of the University of Texas System; Tyler Junior College (website), and Texas College, (website), a historically black four-year college affiliated with the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. The University of Texas at Tyler, also referred to as UT Tyler, is a public university located in Tyler, Texas, USA. It has a student body of over 5,900, a 17:1 student to faculty ratio, and a sprawling, park-like campus. ... The University of Texas Health Center at Tyler (UTHCT) is a health institution located in Tyler, Texas. ... The University of Texas System comprises fifteen educational institutions in Texas, of which nine are general academic universities and six are health institutions. ... Tyler Junior College is a two-year community college in Tyler, Texas. ... Texas College is a historically black four-year college located in Tyler, Texas that is affiliated with the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church and the United Negro College Fund. ... The Christian Methodist Epsicopal Church is a historically black denomination within the broader context of Methodism. ...


Public schools

Public primary and secondary education for much of the city is provided by the Tyler Independent School District (website), which includes two high schools, John Tyler and Robert E. Lee; several Tyler ISD schools offer International Baccalaureate and Advance Placement programmes. Tyler Independent School District is a public school district based in Tyler, Texas In addition to serving most of Tyler, the district serves the city of Noonday and rural areas in west central Smith County. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into International Baccalaureate Organization. ... The Advanced Placement Program is a program that offers college level courses at high schools across the United States and Canada. ...


Portions of incorporated Tyler are served by surrounding school districts. These include sections of southeast Tyler by the Whitehouse Independent School District, and some sections in the east which are served by the Chapel Hill Independent School District. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Chapel Hill Independent School District can refer to: Chapel Hill Independent School District (Smith County, Texas) Chapel Hill Independent School District (Titus County, Texas) Categories: | ...


Private schools

The Tyler Catholic School System of the Catholic Diocese of Tyler consists of St. Gregory Elementary (website) and Bishop Thomas K. Gorman Middle/High School. Bishop Thomas K. Gorman High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in Tyler, Texas. ...


There are several other private schools, including Grace Community School (website), East Texas Christian Academy (website), All Saints Episcopal School (website), Brook Hill School (website), and Good Shepherd Reformed Episcopal School (website). This article is about the Episcopal Church in the United States. ...


Professional sports teams

Baseball

  • Tyler Elbertas (1912)
  • Tyler Trojans (1924-1929, 1931, 1935-1940, 1946-1950)
  • Tyler Sports (1932)
  • Tyler Governors (1933-1934)
  • Tyler East Texans (1950-1953)
  • Tyler Tigers (1954-1955)
  • Tyler WildCatters (1994-1997)
  • Tyler Roughnecks (2001)

The Tyler Wildcatters were a minor league baseball team located in Tyler, Texas. ...

Football

  • East Texas Twisters (2004)

High school sports teams

Football

  • John Tyler Lions
  • Robert E. Lee Red Raiders
  • T.K. Gorman Crusaders
  • All Saints Trojans
  • Brook Hill Guard
  • Grace Cougars

Famous Tylerites

Actors/Actresses

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Athletes

This article is about the American football player. ... NFL redirects here. ... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the hall of fame of the National Football League (NFL). ... P.J. Daniels was a star running back for Georgia Tech from 2002-2005. ... Louis Santop Loftin (January 17, 1890 - January 22, 1942) was an American catcher in baseballs Negro Leagues, who became one of black baseballs earliest superstars. ... The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 62 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests serving as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in the United States and beyond, the display of baseball-related... Patrick Lavon Mahomes (born August 9, 1970 in Bryan, Texas) was a Major League Baseball pitcher from 1992 to 2003 for the Minnesota Twins, Boston Red Sox, New York Mets, Texas Rangers, Chicago Cubs, and Pittsburgh Pirates. ... Major Leagues redirects here. ... Jerry Wayne Mumphrey (born September 9, 1952 in Tyler, Texas) was an Outfielder for the St. ... Major Leagues redirects here. ... Major Leagues redirects here. ... Major Leagues redirects here. ... Major Leagues redirects here. ... Travis Chick was dealt, along with Justin Germano, from the San Diego Padres farm organization to the Cincinnati Reds on July 23, 2005 in a trade for Joe Randa. ... Major Leagues redirects here. ... NFL redirects here. ... Randy Grimes was an American football player who played center for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 1983 to 1992. ... NFL redirects here. ... NFL redirects here. ... Hunter Freeman (born January 8, 1985 in Tyler, Texas) is an American soccer defender, who currently plays for the Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer. ... Major League Soccer (MLS) is a professional soccer league with teams in the United States and Canada. ... Daniel Demetrio Hernandez (born July 23, 1976 in Tyler, Texas) is an Mexican-American soccer defender. ... Major League Soccer (MLS) is a professional soccer league with teams in the United States and Canada. ... Aaron Jermaine Ross (born September 15, 1982 in San Antonio, Texas) is an American football defensive back in the NFL for the New York Giants. ... NFL redirects here. ... This article is about the current National Football League team. ... The Jim Thorpe Award, named in memory of multi-sport legend Jim Thorpe, has been awarded to the top defensive back in college football since 1986. ... Timothy C. Crowder was born on June 30, 1985 in Tyler, Texas. ... NFL redirects here. ... City Denver, Colorado Other nicknames Orange Crush (1977-1979 defense) Team colors Orange, Broncos Navy Blue, and White[1] Head Coach Mike Shanahan Owner Pat Bowlen General manager Ted Sundquist Mascot Miles League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American... NFL redirects here. ... Defensive tackle (DT) is a position on the field in American and Canadian football. ... Terrence Cardene Murphy (Born December 15, 1982) is a wide receiver/return specialist with the Green Bay Packers. ... Packers redirects here. ... Matt Flynn is the backup quarterback for college footballs LSU Fighting Tigers. ... NFL redirects here. ... Chargers redirects here. ... Gary Wayne Baxter (born November 24, 1978) is an American Football player for the Cleveland Browns. ... NFL redirects here. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Philip Humber Philip Gregory Humber (born December 21, 1982 in Nacogdoches, Texas) is a minor-league baseball pitcher in the New York Mets organization. ... Major league affiliations National League (1962–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 14, 37, 41, 42 Name New York Mets (1962–present) Other nicknames The Amazin Mets, The Amazins, The Metropolitans, The Kings of Queens Ballpark Shea Stadium (1964–present) Polo Grounds (1962–1963) Major league... This article is about the player in baseball. ... Carthage is a city located in Panola County, Texas. ... Gary Jones at Gatecon This article is about the actor. ... NFL redirects here. ... NFL redirects here. ...

Musicians

Paul Baloche in concert at St. ... The Old 97s (L-R: Philip Peeples, Ken Bethea, Murry Hammond, and Rhett Miller) The Old 97s are an alt-country band originally based in Dallas, Texas. ... Eisley is an American indie rock band from Tyler, Texas, consisting of four siblings (Chauntelle, Sherri Gilbert, Stacy, and Weston DuPree) and their cousin (Garron DuPree). ... Indie rock is a subgenre of rock music often used to refer to bands that are on small independent record labels or that arent on labels at all. ... Element Eighty is a four-piece music group from Tyler, Texas. ... Alternative metal is an form of music that gained popularity in the early 1990s alongside grunge. ... Johnny Horton (April 30, 1925 – November 4, 1960) was an American country music singer who was most famous for his semi-folk, so-called saga songs. With them, he had several major crossover hits, most notably in 1959 with The Battle of New Orleans which won the 1960 Grammy Award... Will Jennings (born 1944 in Kilgore, Texas) is a prolific and highly successful American songwriter. ... Adam Burbank Lazzara (born September 22, 1981 in Sheffield, Alabama), is the lead singer of the American rock band, Taking Back Sunday. ... Taking Back Sunday is a band from Amityville, New York, Long Island, New York. ... Mouse and the Traps is the name of a relatively prolific garage rock band from Tyler, Texas that released numerous singles (and reportedly one LP) between 1965 and 1969. ... Garage rock is a raw form of rock and roll that was first popular in the United States and Canada from about 1963 to 1967. ... David Sloane Stanley (June 1, 1828 – March 13, 1902) born in Cedar Valley, Ohio and was a Union Army officer during the American Civil War and a recipient of Americas highest military decoration the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Battle of Franklin. ... The Country Bear Jamboree is an attraction at Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida and at the Tokyo Disneyland theme park at Tokyo Disney Resort in Chiba, Japan, as well as a former attraction at Disneyland in Anaheim, California. ... Cinderella Castle is the symbol of the Magic Kingdom. ... For other uses, see Disneyland (disambiguation). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with New Found Glory. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami metropolitan area Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ... // New Found Glory (formerly A New Found Glory) is an American pop punk band that formed in 1997 in Coral Springs, Florida, and is currently based in California. ...

Others

Calvin Nelson Clyde, III (November 1, 1945 - August 29, 2007), was the fourth-generation publisher of the Tyler Morning Telegraph newspaper in Tyler, the largest city in East Texas. ... A publisher is a person or entity which engages in the act of publishing. ... The Tyler Morning Telegraph is a daily newspaper based in Tyler, Texas, U.S.. It is privately owned by the T.B. Butler Publishing Company, Inc. ... Sarah McClendon was a long-time White House reporter who covered presidential politics for a half-century. ... For other uses, see Journalist (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see White House (disambiguation). ... Jo-Carroll Dennison (born December 16, 1923), was a beauty queen and actress originally from Tyler, Texas. ... For the patriotically-themed comic book superheroines, see Miss America (comics). ... Year 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link will display the full 1942 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Miss Texas competition was founded in 1936 by a group of civic minded citizens concerned about higher education. ... Louis Buller Louie Gohmert, Jr. ... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ... Kiki Sheppard is an African-American television host, best known as the longtime co-host of Its Showtime at the Apollo. ... Showtime at the Apollo (formerly Its Showtime at the Apollo) is a syndicated music television show, first broadcast in 1986, and is produced by the Apollo Theater. ... Ned ONeal Touchstone (September 27, 1926 -- July 26, 1988) was a leader of the Radical Right in Louisiana politics during the 1960s. ... William Merritt Bill Steger (August 22, 1920 -- June 4, 2006) handled some 15,000 cases in a career spanning 35 years as a U.S. District Court judge for the Eastern District of Texas. ...

References

Texas Portal
  1. ^ Hilburn, Jacque. "Tyler population count tops 100,000", Tyler Morning Telegraph, 2005-01-26. 
  2. ^ Mozo, Jessica (2006). "Glamour and Glitter". Images of Tyler 1: 42 - 43. Journal Communications, Inc.. 
  3. ^ Navarro, Edward (2006). "It's Tee Time in Tyler". Images of Tyler 1: 57. Journal Communications, Inc.. 
  4. ^ http://www.tylerazaleatrail.com/faqs.htm
  5. ^ http://www.texasrosefestival.com/festival/now.htm
  6. ^ East Texas State Fair
  7. ^ Smith County Historical Society

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External links

Coordinates: 32.334249° N 95.299927° W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

  • Tyler Chamber of Commerce
  • Tyler Economic Development Council
  • Tyler, TX from the Handbook of Texas Online
  • Tyler Texas Information : Tyler photos, history, government, tourism, links.
  • Tyler Texas Weather : Weather conditions, radar, and forecasts.

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Handbook of Texas Online: (1544 words)
Tyler, the county seat of Smith County, is one of the leading cities of East Texas.
Tyler's population grew steadily from 51,230 in 1960 to 57,770 by 1970.
In 1992 Tyler was an ethnically diverse city with 82,316 residents; approximately 75 percent of the residents of the greater Tyler metropolitan area were white, 21 percent fl, and 6 percent Hispanic.
Handbook of Texas Online: (2056 words)
Tyler County is bounded on the north and east by the Neches River.
Tyler County was officially established by the Texas legislature on April 3, 1846, and was named in honor of President John Tyler.
Tyler County was settled predominantly by people from the southern United States, many of whom planned to resume the slaveholding society they had known before moving to Texas.
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