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Harrison County, Texas

US county information
NameHarrison County
StateTexas
SeatMarshall
US Area
Total Area915 sq mi (2369.9 km2)
Land Area899 sq mi (2328.4 km2)
Water Area16 sq mi (41.4 km2)
Population62110 (2000)
Density27/km2 (69.9/sq mi)
Founded1839
Named forJonas Harrison

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Harrison County is a county of the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 62,110. It is named for Jonas Harrison, a lawyer and Texas revolutionary. It is located in the Ark-La-Tex region. The seat of the county is Marshall .

Harrison County is part of the Marshall Micropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Longview - Marshall Combined Statistical Area.

Harrison County, formerly heavily Democratic, is represented in the Texas House of Representatives by the Republican Bryan Hughes, a lawyer in Mineola.


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