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Rusk County, TX
The county was named for Thomas Jefferson Rusk, political leader

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The county is in the Longview metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 47,973. This was an increase of  1.27% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$32,898
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Rusk County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Rusk County was $22,399. This was an increase of 25.3% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 72% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Henderson

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Rusk County residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rusk County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Rusk County include Bagley Cemetery, Bane Cemetery, Barker Cemetery, Baysinger Cemetery, Black Jack Cemetery, Blanton Cemetery, Blanton Cemetery, Boatright Cemetery, Booker Cemetery, Bridges Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Rusk County include Henderson, Laneville, Mount Enterprise, New London, Overton, Tatum ... View communities

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School districts in Rusk County include Carlisle ISD, Henderson ISD, Laneville ISD, Leveretts Chapel ISD, Mount Enterprise ISD, Overton ISD, Tatum ISD, West Rusk ISD ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Rusk County include McMillan Memorial Library, Morrow Branch Library, Rusk County Library, Tatum Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Rusk County include Henderson Daily News ... View newspapers

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Politics

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

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Travel

Hotels in Rusk County include Best Western Inn of Henderson, Holiday Inn Express

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