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Hudson is on State Highway 94 just west of Lufkin in north central Angelina County. The largely residential community grew up as a suburb of Lufkin in the 1960s and was incorporated in the latter part of the decade. The population of Hudson was 695 in 1980. After that time the community grew rapidly, and in 1990 it reported 2,374 residents. The population grew to 3,792 in 2000.

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Christopher Long | © TSHA

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Place type

Hudson is classified as a Town


Latitude: 31.32005750
Longitude: -94.78485300

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Is Incorporated


Hudson by the Numbers

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Population Counts

Pop. Year Source
4,849 2020 United States Census Bureau
5,051 2019 Texas Demographic Center
4,731 2010 United States Census Bureau
3,792 2000 United States Census Bureau
2,374 1990 United States Census Bureau