ePodunk - The power of place
PLACE SEARCH
   State:    
Include former names         Go To:
Advanced search | Cemetery search
WHITESBORO COMMUNITY PROFILE
Texas > All counties > Grayson County > Whitesboro
QUICK LINKS

Profile for Whitesboro, Texas, TX

Send us your Whitesboro photos:

Tell us the pros & cons of Whitesboro
Blog about Whitesboro
Whitesboro map

Sponsored Ads

Whitesboro is a city in Grayson County, in the Sherman-Denison metro area.

The community was named for Ambrose B. White, settler.

The latitude of Whitesboro is 33.656N. The longitude is -96.906W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 820 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,961.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$31,296
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Whitesboro demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 12. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Whitesboro Rodeo - June 29-30, 2007
  • Music Festival & Hardcore Chili Cookoff - May 12, 2007
  • Peanut Festival - Oct. 20, 2007
Dates often change. Check Whitesboro web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Texoma
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.)

Listed places near Whitesboro

Click on a group to see the items on the map
 
Please wait while the map loads... click here to force load
Whitesboro
Grayson County
Texas
Add extra pins to the map by clicking on the list above the map. You may click the displayed pins for more information, or search the displayed pins by using the above search field.
Census & demographics

Sections below provide additional information and links about Whitesboro demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Grayson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Sherman-Denison area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 76273 ZIP code.

Whitesboro, TX locator map
(Also see local map below.)
Whitesboro Web sites

Ancestry & family history

16% of Whitesboro residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Whitesboro ancestry & family history guide.

Post a query on a message board:

Records & databases:

Attractions
Cemeteries
Communities
Companies
Courts & laws
Crime
Deaths
Disability access & rights
Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Whitesboro was $15,865, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

10% of Whitesboro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Whitesboro festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

Whitesboro festival web sites:



Fall foliage National Forest foliage hotspots
 Foliage hotlines
Geocaching & geography
Gifts & collectibles
Government
Guides to Whitesboro
Health
Historical societies
Historical societies
History
Housing & real estate

Median rent in Whitesboro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $320.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $772.


Jobs
Libraries

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

Maps

Media outlets

Newspapers in Whitesboro include Whitesboro News-Record

Military
Obituaries
Organizations
Parks & recreation
Pets
Photos & post cards
Politics

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

Postal Service
Religion
Restaurants
Traffic

The average commute time for Whitesboro workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel
Weather
Wildlife

Browse list of Texas community profiles



Job Search
what
job title, keywords, or company name
where
city, state, zip code
jobs by Indeed


EPODUNK USER REVIEWS & BLOGS

LOCAL GUIDES

More info about Whitesboro:

RECORD SEARCHES
EPODUNK EXTRAS
OTHER EPODUNKS
FEEDBACK

Send us your corrections and additions



Search Health Care Jobs





powered by HospitalJobsOnline.com
College Search

Search Associate's degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Certificate programs, Diploma programs, and many others.

Enter your ZIP or Postal code to find schools near you. Your dream major may be just around the corner!