Hunt County

Hunt County, Texas

Hunt County, Texas

Aerial shot of Texas A&M University-Commerce in Hunt County, Texas. Photograph by FKbowen.

Hunt County is located in northeastern Texas. Greenville, the county seat and largest town, is fifty-one miles northeast of Dallas on Interstate Highway 30. The county's center lies at approximately 36°06' north latitude and 96°05' west longitude. The county comprises 840 square miles of the Blackland Prairie region of the state, a vast plain. The stream valleys are shallow, and the drainage divides are well rounded. Elevation in the county ranges from a low of 450 feet above sea level in the southeastern part to a high of 700 feet in the northwestern part. The extreme northwestern portion of the county lies within the drainage basin of the Trinity River. The northeastern part of the county is drained by the Sulphur River, and the remainder is drained by the Sabine. The soil on the uplands in Hunt County is predominantly loamy or clayey and loamy. The soil on the bottomlands is clayey. The bottoms are not suited for cultivation in most parts of the county because they are subject to flooding. Mineral resources include gas, oil, and sand. Temperatures range from an average winter minimum of 33° F in January to an average summer maximum of 93° in July. Rainfall averages forty-three inches a year, and the growing season varies from 218 to 247 days.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Hunt County is classified as a County

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437 ft – 730 ft

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Hunt County by the Numbers

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Population Counts

Hunt County
Pop. Year Source
98,594 2019 United States Census Bureau

Civilian Labor Counts

Hunt County
People Year Source
42,824 2019 Texas Workforce Commission

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Per Capita Income (USD) Year Source
$38,029 2019 U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

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Property Values

Hunt County
USD ($) Year Source
7,867,725,602 2019 State Property Tax Board

Retail Sales

Hunt County
USD ($) Year Source
1,514,460,558 2019 State Comptroller of Public Accounts

Wages

Hunt County
USD ($) Year Source
360,347,108 2019 Texas Workforce Commission

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Unemployment Percentage Year Source
7.6 2019 Texas Workforce Commission

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Rainfall (inches) Year Source
44.7 2019 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Min. (January Average, °F) Max. (July Average, °F) Year Source
32.7 96.4 2019 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Land Area

Hunt County
Area (square miles) Year Source
840.3 2019 United States Census Bureau

Total Area

Hunt County
Area (square miles) Year Source
882.0 2019 United States Census Bureau