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Welcome to Texarkana ...
The city of Texarkana is located in Bowie County.
When the people of Texarkana refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Texarkanian<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Texarkana has a population of 37,295 people<2> (see below for details).
Texarkana was founded in 1873.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Texarkana: The name Texarkana is a portmanteau<3> and it reflects the fact that the city straddles the Texas and Arkansas border and lies just north of the border of Louisiana.
The community of Texarkana is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Texarkana lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Texarkana: (903) & (430)<5>
The ZIP codes for Texarkana: 75501, 75503-75505, 75507, 75599<6>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Texarkana had a population of 36,411 people (which is 39.34% of the total population of Bowie County). This makes Texarkana the county's most populous community.
The population of Texarkana represents 0.14% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 79th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 36,411 people, the population of Texarkana increased 4.68% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 34,782 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Texarkana had an population of 37,295 people. This is an increase of 2.43% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.23% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Texarkana.
Communities Also Named Texarkana ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Texarkana - it's located in Arkansas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Texarkana.
Websites for Texarkana ...
Official Website: www.ci.texarkana.tx.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.texarkana.org/
Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Texarkana:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Texarkana ...
Looking for more information about Texarkana? 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 Texarkana, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Texarkana.
Communities near Texarkana ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the West (W) of Texarkana
Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Texarkana
Located in Little River County (AR)
Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Texarkana
Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Texarkana
Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Texarkana
Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Texarkana
Located in Miller County (AR)
Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Texarkana
Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Texarkana
Located in Hempstead County (AR)
Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Texarkana
Located in Little River County (AR)
Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Texarkana
Located in Cass County
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Texarkana.
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The official website for Texarkana: www.ci.texarkana.tx.us/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Jan 2020