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Archer City is a city in Archer County, in the Wichita Falls metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Branch Tanner Archer, secretary of war for the Republic of Texas

The latitude of Archer City is 33.595N. The longitude is -98.625W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,063 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,893.


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Median household income
Local
$29,886
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Archer City demographic reports
Filming location for:
· 1971 movie, "The Last Picture Show"
· 1990 movie, "Texasville"
Well-known residents have included:
· Larry McMurtry, author, who runs a large local bookstore called "Booked Up"
Historic sites and museums: Archer County Historical Museum
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.)

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Ancestry & family history

14% of Archer City residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Archer City ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Archer City was $19,140, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Archer City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Archer City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $249.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $630.


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Libraries in Archer City include Archer Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Archer City workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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