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The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Anderson is approximately 257 (2000), 222 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 92 (2010).
The amount of land area in Anderson is 0.5 sq. miles.
The distance from Anderson to Washington DC is 1248 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 109 miles. (as the crow flies)
Anderson is positioned 30.56 degrees north of the equator and 96.03 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Anderson elevation is 369 feet above sea level.
Anderson median income is $ 33,409 (2000).
The Anderson median home price is $ 44,400 (2000).
The average winter temperature is 49.2 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 67.2 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 84.0 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 69.4 degrees F.


northwest of Houston. Other nearby communities include Navasota, Montgomery and College Station.
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History & History Related Items

Anderson was first known as Fanthorp. It was named for Kenneth Anderson, the last vice-president of Texas. He died in the town in 1845. Though it is a small town, Anderson has remained the county seat. Much of the early prosperity went to Navasota when it got the railroad.
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The population of Anderson was:
2000 - 257
2002 - 271 (estimated)

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