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Hunt County, Texas

PO Box 1316
Greenville, TX 75403
Phone: (903) 408-4130
Fax: (903) 408-4287

In east-central TX, northeast of Dallas; organized Apr 11, 1846 from Fannin and Nacogdoches counties. Name Origin: For Gen. Menucan Hunt (1807-56), Republic of TX officer and statesman

Area (sq mi):: 882.02 (land 841.16; water 40.87) Population per square mile: 98.10
Population 2005: 82,543 State rank: 43 Population change: 2000-20005 7.80%; 1990-2000 19.00% Population 2000: 76,596 (White 79.90%; Black or African American 9.50%; Hispanic or Latino 8.30%; Asian 0.50%; Other 6.40%). Foreign born: 4.70%. Median age: 35.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,554; median household $36,752; Population below poverty level: 12.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,944-$24,318
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 30.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Greenville County seat (25,149)

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    Eye Out for DWI" -- As chairperson of the local DWI task force, Allstate insurance agent Pete Haayen spearheaded a public awareness effort to reverse a one-year jump of 133 percent in DWI-related deaths in Hunt County, Texas.
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    This study reports the first systematically collected data on the small mammal community in both undisturbed and disturbed tracts of a remnant Blackland Prairie in Hunt County, Texas.
    This species heretofore was unknown in Hunt County, Texas, thus two of the seven individuals were prepared as voucher specimens (Wilkins 1991).
    4 million contract by the Texas Department of Highways to rebuild a 16-mile section of Interstate 30 in Hunt County, Texas, approximately 25 miles east of Dallas.