West Livingston

West Livingston is located about six miles west of Livingston in western Polk County. This development on the eastern shore of Lake Livingston began in the late twentieth century. It was probably named for its geographic location. In 2000 the community reported 6,612 residents.

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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Place type

West Livingston is classified as a Town

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West Livingston by the Numbers

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Population Counts

West Livingston
Pop. Year Source
8,156 2020 United States Census Bureau
9,581 2019 Texas Demographic Center
8,071 2010 United States Census Bureau
6,612 2000 United States Census Bureau