East Tawakoni

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East Tawakoni is on State Highway 276 nine miles west of Emory in western Rains County. It was founded in the 1960s as a residential community on newly built Lake Tawakoni. In 1970 the reported population was 278; by 1990 the settlement had grown to 642 residents. The population was 775 in 2000.

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Christopher Long | © TSHA

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Place type

East Tawakoni is classified as a Town


Latitude: 32.90537450
Longitude: -95.93420400

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East Tawakoni by the Numbers

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Population Counts

East Tawakoni
Pop. Year Source
824 2020 United States Census Bureau
992 2019 Texas Demographic Center
883 2010 United States Census Bureau
775 2000 United States Census Bureau
642 1990 United States Census Bureau