Titus County

Titus County, Texas

100 W 1st Suite 204
Mount Pleasant, TX 75455
Phone: (903) 577-6796
Fax: (903) 572-5078
www.co.titus.tx.us

In northeastern TX, southwest of Texarkana; organized May 11, 1846 from Red River County. Name Origin: For Andrew Jackson Titus (1823-55), early settler and TX legislator (1851-52)

Area (sq mi):: 425.69 (land 410.54; water 15.15) Population per square mile: 71.70
Population 2005: 29,445 State rank: 92 Population change: 2000-20005 4.70%; 1990-2000 17.10% Population 2000: 28,118 (White 59.70%; Black or African American 10.70%; Hispanic or Latino 28.30%; Asian 0.40%; Other 18.70%). Foreign born: 17.40%. Median age: 31.80
Income 2000: per capita $15,501; median household $32,452; Population below poverty level: 18.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,732-$23,126
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 19.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Mount Pleasant County seat (14,610)

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    Luminant recently announced its plan to retire its Monticello power plant in Titus County, Texas.
    It also prevents the problem of under-printing paper ballots - an issue that emerged last year when Titus County saw a higher-than-expected turnout for the presidential primary, and officials were forced to create and hand-count ballots on election day.
    The Titus County jail in Texas has sold as many as 90 devices a week at $6 each, and Ohio's Shelby County collected over $17,000 in a year's time from the sale of $15 e-cigarettes.
    Titus County (County) planned to construct a highway through the middle of 21 acres of land owned by the Clarks.
    Titus County Commissioners Monday heard a report that the contract for construction of the Hwy.
    The patient brought suit against the hospital and the Hospital District The plaintiff specifically sued Peggy Burge and Rachel Myers, two registered nurses employed by the medical center, as well as a physician in the suit she filed in the Judicial District Court, Titus County.
    A 77-year-old woman was killed in neighbouring Titus County, 35 miles south-west of DeKalb.
    The Monticello mine at Winfield South, Titus County is a mine-mouth operation producing 12 Mt/y lignite for Texas Utilities' steam power station.
    Evenwel, who lives in Titus County, and Pfenninger, who lives in Montgomery County, want the lines to be drawn based on the number of eligible voters in the population.
    In this note, new county records are reported for an additional seven amphibian species (six families, six genera) and nine reptile species (three families, eight genera) from Titus County.