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"Bed and Breakfast Capital of Texas"
Jefferson is a city in Marion County.
It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Texas named Jefferson. For links to other places called Jefferson, TX, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Jefferson is 32.757N. The longitude is -94.345W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 194 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,994.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Jefferson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Marion County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 75657 ZIP code.
9% of Jefferson residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jefferson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jefferson was $15,558, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Jefferson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Jefferson include Jefferson Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Jefferson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $284. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $559.
Libraries in Jefferson include Jefferson Carnegie Library ... View libraries
Marion County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jefferson political report.
The average commute time for Jefferson workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Jefferson include Inn at Jefferson.
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