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Welcome to Crockett ...

The city of Crockett is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).

Crockett is located in Houston County<1> and is the County Seat for Houston County.

The location of Crockett has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Crockett has a population of 6,390 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Crockett.

The community of Crockett is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Crockett lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Crockett: (936)

The ZIP code for Crockett: 75835<5>

Websites for Crockett ...

Official Website:   www.cityofcrockett.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.crockettareachamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Crockett had an population of 6,390 people. This is a decrease of 8.06% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.52% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Crockett had a population of 6,950 people (or 29.29% of the total population of Houston County). This makes Crockett the county's most populous community.

The population of Crockett represents 0.03% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 267th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,950 people, the population of Crockett decreased 2.67% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,141 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Crockett.

Communities Also Named Crockett ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Crockett - they are located in Arkansas, California, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, Oregon, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Crockett.

Communities near Crockett ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Crockett.

  • Grapeland [Houston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grapeland
    • Grapeland [Houston County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Crockett
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,429 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grapeland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grapeland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grapeland<7>
  • Lovelady [Houston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lovelady
    • Lovelady [Houston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Crockett
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 623 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lovelady have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lovelady
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lovelady<7>
  • Kennard [Houston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennard
    • Kennard [Houston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Crockett
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 325 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennard<7>
  • Latexo [Houston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Latexo
    • Latexo [Houston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of Crockett
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 314 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Latexo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Latexo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Latexo<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cooper [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cooper
      • Cooper [Houston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Crockett
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cooper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cooper
    • Hickory Creek [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Creek
      • Hickory Creek [Houston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Crockett
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Creek
    • Porter Springs [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Porter Springs
      • Porter Springs [Houston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Crockett
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Porter Springs
    • Belott [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belott
      • Belott [Houston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Crockett
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belott
    • Halls Bluff Town [Houston County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halls Bluff Town
      • Halls Bluff Town [Houston County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Crockett
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Halls Bluff Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Refuge [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Refuge
      • Refuge [Houston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Crockett
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Refuge

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Crockett. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Crockett.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Crockett. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Crockett.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Crockett. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Crockett.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Crockett ...

Looking for more information about Crockett? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Crockett, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Crockett.

Adding Crockett to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Crockett in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Crockett was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Crockett

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Crockett on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Crockett

Communities in Texas

About Houston County

About Texas

The official website for Crockett: www.cityofcrockett.org/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Houston, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Crockett.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Crockett - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Crockett). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Crockett or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Crockett) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Crockett. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CrockettOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crockett. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3176, Longitude: -95.4564       In this case, the coordinates for Crockett have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.

 

 

 

 

 


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