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Angelina County, Texas

US county information
NameAngelina County
StateTexas
SeatLufkin
Largest cityLufkin
US Area
Total Area864 sq mi (2237.8 km2)
Land Area802 sq mi (2077.2 km2)
Water Area63 sq mi (163.2 km2)
Population Est.81557 (2005)
Density38.6/km2 (100/sq mi)
Named forNamed for a Hainai woman who assisted early Spanish missionaries and was named Angelina by them.
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Angelina County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. Angelina County was formed in 1846 from Nacogdoches County. As of 2000, the population was 80,130. Its county seat is Lufkin . Angelina is named for a Hainai Native American woman who assisted early Spanish missionaries and was named Angelina by them. (See List of Texas county name etymologies.) Angelina County is a wet county as of November 2006 wet/dry election. In November 2007 the small community of Burke was the only city in Angelina county to return to dry status.

The Lufkin Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Angelina County.


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