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Welcome to East Tawakoni ...

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

East Tawakoni is located in Rains County<1>.


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


A typical abbreviation for East Tawakoni: E. Tawakoni

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, East Tawakoni has a population of 979 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of East Tawakoni is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for East Tawakoni: (903) & (430)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, East Tawakoni had an population of 979 people. This is an increase of 10.87% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.32% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, East Tawakoni had a population of 883 people (or 8.09% of the total population of Rains County). This makes East Tawakoni the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 883 people, the population of East Tawakoni increased 13.94% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 775 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for East Tawakoni.

Communities near East Tawakoni ...

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

  • Greenville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Wills Point
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
  • West Tawakoni
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Tawakoni have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Tawakoni
    • West Tawakoni is located in Hunt County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,994 people
  • Edgewood
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
  • Quinlan
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quinlan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quinlan
    • Quinlan is located in Hunt County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,545 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quinlan <6>
  • Emory
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
  • Point
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Cumby
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumby
    • Cumby is located in Hopkins County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 794 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cumby <6>
  • Lone Oak
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lone Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lone Oak
    • Lone Oak is located in Hunt County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 699 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lone Oak <6>
  • Campbell
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Campbell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Campbell
    • Campbell is located in Hunt County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 634 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campbell <6>

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 East Tawakoni. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for East Tawakoni.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of East Tawakoni. 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 East Tawakoni.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around East Tawakoni. See our Newspapers Page for East Tawakoni.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for East Tawakoni ...

Looking for more information about East Tawakoni? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to East Tawakoni, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for East Tawakoni.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for East Tawakoni. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Rains, 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 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 East Tawakoni.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around East Tawakoni - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903).
<6>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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