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The population of Trinity is approximately 2,765 (2004), 2697 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,284 (2000), 1071 (2010).

The amount of land area in Trinity is 9.781 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Trinity is 3.8 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Trinity to Washington DC is 1203 miles. The distance to the Texas state capital is 149 miles. (as the crow flies)
Trinity is positioned 30.94 degrees north of the equator and 95.37 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Trinity per capita income is $14,320 (2000).
Trinity median income is $24,474 (2000).

The Trinity median home price is $46,200 (2000).

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Trinity location: in eastern Texas about 82 miles from Houston and about 53 miles from The Woodlands. Other nearby communities include Riverside, Lovelady, Oakhurst, Point Blank, Groveton, Huntsville, Onalaska and Crockett.

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Trinity history:

Founded in the winter of 1872-73, Trinity had earlier been known as Kayserís Prairie. The new town was a station on the Houston and Great Northern Railroad. The name Trinity is from the nearby Trinity River. First called Trinity Station, it was then changed to Trinity City and then to simply Trinity. The railroad bypassed the county seat of Sumpter around this same time with many of the residents of Sumpter moving to Trinity because of the change. Trinity then became the county seat on 20 May 1873. Then the seat was again moved in 1874 from Trinity to Pennington, though the railroad remained and the town continued to grow. Groveton is currently the county seat. Disaster struck a number of times in the early days of Trinity. Fire destroyed homes and businesses in 1892, 1909 and 1915 but was able to come back each time. Trinity was incorporated in 1910 and again 1916.

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Trinity attractions:

The area is known as the Trinity Peninsula since it is bordered on three sides by Lake Livingston. There is much outdoor recreation in the area include boating, fishing, camping and hunting.

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