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History & History-related items

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Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.


Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Crockett is approximately 7,054 (2004), 6950 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,142 (1990), 2644 (2010).
The amount of land area in Crockett is 22.961 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Crockett is 8.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.002 sq kilometers.
The distance from Crockett to Washington DC is 1196 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 154 miles. (as the crow flies)
Crockett is positioned 31.31 degrees north of the equator and 95.45 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Crockett elevation is 366 feet above sea level.
Crockett median income is $ 21,455 (2000).
The Crockett median home price is $ 46,400 (2000).


in eastern Texas. Nearby communities include: Latexo, Grapeland, Hopewell, Porter Springs, Austonio and Kennard.
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History & History Related Items

Founded in 1836, Crockett is the 5th oldest city in Texas.
The land was donated by A.E.Gossett, and then was named for his friend, Davy Crockett, who camped in area on the way to the Alamo. There are numerous historical homes in city, dating from the 1830s

Here is a history page for Crockett.
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The incorporation of Crockett

December 29, 1837


Crockett Family Resort
Rt 3 Box 460
Crockett, TX 75835
Phone: (936) 544-8466
Toll-free: 1-(877) 544-8466
Crockett Family Resort is a full service RV park and marina with cabins. It is a family-oriented park nestled on a trophy bass lake

Davy Crockett National Forest

Crockett Depot and Museum
Phone: 936-9520 or 936-544-2359
The 1909 Railroad Depot has been converted into the Discover Houston County History Visitor's Center and Museum. This historic site provides exhibits relating to the history of Houston County and it's 53 communities and cities.

Heritage Days Festival
Held the first weekend in October each year.
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Crockett City Government

City of Crockett
Phone: 936-544-5156
Crocket is a home rule charter city.

Crockett Chamber

The Crockett Area Chamber of Commerce
1100 Edmiston Drive
Crockett, Texas 75835
Phone: (936) 544-2359
Fax: (936) 544-4355

Crockett Organizations

The Crockett Area Chamber of Commerce
1100 Edmiston Drive
Crockett, Texas 75835
Phone: (936) 544-2359
Fax: (936) 544-4355
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The population of Crockett was:
1990 - 7,024
2000 - 7,141
2004 - 7,054

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