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"The oldest town in Texas"

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Nacogdoches is a city in Nacogdoches County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after the Indian tribe.

The latitude of Nacogdoches is 31.603N. The longitude is -94.655W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 302 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 30,441.


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Median household income
Local
$22,700
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Nacogdoches demographic reports
Nacogdoches is near the Angelina River.
Nine flags have flown over the city: Spanish, French, Mexican, Magee-Gutierrez Republic, Long Republic, Fredonia Republic, Lone Star, Confederate and United States.

Site of several early attempts to establish a Republic of Texas, with shots fired in 1832 on the Mexican garrison.

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 119. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 3.9 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Blueberry Festival - June 9, 2007
  • Sandyland Bluegrass Reunion - May 11-12, 2007
  • Pineywoods Fair - Oct. 10-14, 2007
  • East Texas Blues Festival - July 14-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Nacogdoches web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Nacogdoches, Pioneer Park, Lanana Creek Trail
Nacogdoches attractions: Stephen F. Austin Arboretum & Herb Garden
Historic routes: El Camino Real
Historic sites and museums: Old Stone Fort, Sterne-Hoya Museum
Colleges and universities: Stephen F. Austin State University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Pronunciations: nac-uh-DOE-ches

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Nacogdoches residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Nacogdoches ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Nacogdoches was $14,546, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

30% of Nacogdoches residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Nacogdoches include Sterne - Hoya Historic District, Virginia Avenue Historic District, Washington Square Historic District, Zion Hill Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Nacogdoches, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $399.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $816.


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Libraries in Nacogdoches include Nacogdoches Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Nacogdoches include Nacogdoches Daily Sentinel

TV stations in Nacogdoches include KYTX.

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Nacogdoches County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Nacogdoches political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Nacogdoches workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 10 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Nacogdoches between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Nacogdoches include Best Western, Best Western, Comfort Inn Nacogdoches, Fredonia Hotel, Holiday Inn.

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