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Welcome to Mount Enterprise ...

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

Mount Enterprise is located in Rusk County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Mount Enterprise, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1849.

A typical abbreviation for Mount Enterprise: Mt. Enterprise

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mount Enterprise has a population of 435 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Mount Enterprise is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Mount Enterprise: (903) & (430)<4>

The ZIP code for Mount Enterprise: 75681<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Enterprise had an population of 435 people. This is a decrease of 2.68% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.14% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Enterprise had a population of 447 people. This makes Mount Enterprise the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 447 people, the population of Mount Enterprise decreased 14.86% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 525 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mount Enterprise.

Communities Also Named Mount Enterprise ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Texas communities named Mount Enterprise: This one is located in Rusk County and the other is located in Wood County.

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

Communities near Mount Enterprise ...

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

  • Henderson
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Timpson
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timpson have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timpson
    • Timpson is located in Shelby County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,130 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Timpson <6>
  • Garrison
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Cushing
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cushing have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cushing
    • Cushing is located in Nacogdoches County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 614 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cushing <6>
  • Appleby
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Appleby
    • Appleby is located in Nacogdoches County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 444 people
  • Reklaw
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
  • Gary City
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Concord
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Concord
    • Concord is located in Rusk County
  • Oak Flats
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Flats
    • Oak Flats is located in Rusk County
  • Sulphur Springs
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sulphur Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sulphur Springs
    • Sulphur Springs is located in Rusk County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Enterprise ...

Looking for more information about Mount Enterprise? 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 Mount Enterprise, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mount Enterprise.

Adding Mount Enterprise to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Mount Enterprise was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Mount Enterprise in the book titled .<8> From that list, the Mount Enterprise post office opened in 1849.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Mount Enterprise.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mount Enterprise. 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 Rusk, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mount Enterprise.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Enterprise - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903).
<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 Mount Enterprise). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mount Enterprise or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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