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Thaxton is a town in Pontotoc County, in the Tupelo metro area.
The latitude of Thaxton is 34.307N. The longitude is -89.178W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 420 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 513.
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1% of Thaxton residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Thaxton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Thaxton was $15,941, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Thaxton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Thaxton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $225. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $563.
Pontotoc County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Thaxton political report.
The average commute time for Thaxton workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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