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Population
Change fm 2010
Area (sq.mi.)
Land area(sq.mi.)
Altitude (ft.)
Rainfall (in.)
Jan. avg. min.
July avg. max.
Civilian labor
Unemployed
Wages
Per Capita Inc.
Prop. Value
Retail Sales

32,904
1.8
425.6
406.1
250–530
47.70
31.1
92.9
13,012
4.9
$139,232,200
$32,571
$3,086,301,351
$632,477,190

map of Titus County
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Physical Features: Northeast Texas county; hilly, timbered; drains to Big Cypress Creek, Sulphur River; Lake Bob Sandlin, Welsh Reservoir, Monticello Reservoir.

Economy: Agribusiness, varied manufacturing, electric power generation.

History: Caddo area. Cherokees and other tribes settled in the 1820s. Anglo-American settlers arrived in the 1840s. Named for pioneer settler A.J. Titus; county created from Bowie and Red River counties in 1846, organized the same year.

Race/Ethnicity: (In percent) Anglo, 46.0; Black, 10.1; Hispanic, 42.4; Asian, 1.0; Other, 2.6; Two or more races, 1.4.

Vital Statistics, annual: Births, 540; deaths, 311; marriages, 211; divorces, 64.

Recreation: Fishing, hunting, lake activities, state park, rodeo, railroad museum, flower gardens.

Minerals: Lignite coal, oil, gas.

Agriculture: Poultry, beef cattle, hay, horticulture, horses. Market value $81.2  million. Timber sales significant.

MOUNT PLEASANT (17,210) county seat; tourism, varied manufacturing, food-processing plants; hospital; Northeast Texas Community College; jubilee and outhouse races in May.

Other towns include: Cookville (105), Millers Cove (151), Talco (510), Winfield (526).

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park

Lake Bob Sandlin. Texas Parks & Wildlife photo.