Tyler County, Texas facts for kids
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The Tyler County Courthouse in Woodville
Location within the U.S. state of Texas
Texas's location within the U.S.
|Named for||John Tyler|
|• Total||936 sq mi (2,420 km2)|
|• Land||925 sq mi (2,400 km2)|
|• Water||11 sq mi (30 km2) 1.2%|
|• Density||21.152/sq mi (8.167/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
Tyler County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. It is in East Texas and its seat is Woodville.
As of the 2020 census, its population was 19,798.
Tyler County is named for John Tyler, the 10th President of the United States. Despite its name, Tyler County does not contain the city of Tyler, Texas; the latter is located about 140 miles to the north in Smith County.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 936 square miles (2,420 km2), of which 925 square miles (2,400 km2) is land and 11 square miles (28 km2) (1.2%) is water.
- Angelina County (north)
- Jasper County (east)
- Hardin County (south)
- Polk County (west)
National protected area
|U.S. Decennial Census
1850–2010 2010 2020
|Race / Ethnicity||Pop 2010||Pop 2020||% 2010||% 2020|
|White alone (NH)||17,507||15,302||80.43%||77.29%|
|Black or African American alone (NH)||2,376||2,040||10.92%||10.30%|
|Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH)||104||111||0.48%||0.56%|
|Asian alone (NH)||49||97||0.23%||0.49%|
|Pacific Islander alone (NH)||6||3||0.03%||0.02%|
|Some Other Race alone (NH)||19||47||0.09%||0.24%|
|Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH)||218||678||1.00%||3.42%|
|Hispanic or Latino (any race)||1,487||1,520||6.83%||7.68%|
Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.
- Wildwood (partly in Hardin County)
- Chester Independent School District
- Colmesneil Independent School District
- Spurger Independent School District
- Warren Independent School District
- Woodville Independent School District
The county is in the service area of Angelina College.