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Anderson County, Texas

US county information
NameAnderson County
Largest cityPalestine
US Area
Total Area1078 sq mi (2792 km2)
Land Area1071 sq mi (2773.9 km2)
Water Area7 sq mi (18.1 km2)
Population55109 (2000)
Density20.1/km2 (52/sq mi)
Named forKenneth L. Anderson
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Anderson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of 2000, the population was 55,109. Its county seat is Palestine . Anderson county was organized in 1846, and is named in honor of Kenneth L. Anderson who had been Vice President of the Republic of Texas.

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