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"Antique Capital of East Texas"

Gladewater is a city in Gregg County, in the Longview metro area. (The community straddles Gregg and Upshur counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The latitude of Gladewater is 32.536N. The longitude is -94.942W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 364 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,155.


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Median household income
Local
$28,118
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Gladewater demographic reports
Oil was discovered here in 1931
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 5. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.8 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • East Texas Gusher Days - April 19-21, 2007
  • Round Up Rodeo - June 6-9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Gladewater web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Gladewater
Gladewater attractions: Saturday Night Opry, Helen Lee Estate Daffodil Gardens
Historic sites and museums: St. Clair Museum of Gladewater
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Gladewater demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Gregg County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Longview-Marshall area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 75647 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

7% of Gladewater residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gladewater ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gladewater was $14,317, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

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

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Gladewater, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $332.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $785.


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Libraries in Gladewater include Lee Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Gladewater workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Gladewater, TX

Pros: Nice and quiet
Friendly folks

Cons: Property tax too high

This is a good place to Fish, Relax and visit antique shops

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