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Quanah is a city in Hardeman County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Quanah Parker, Comanche chief who was the son of a chief and a captured white woman, Cynthia Ann Parker

The latitude of Quanah is 34.297N. The longitude is -99.74W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,572 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,826.


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Median household income
Local
$26,354
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Quanah demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 11. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.8 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Fall Festival - Sept. 8, 2007
  • Rodeo, Parade & Barbecue - Aug. 3-4, 2007
Dates often change. Check Quanah web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Copper Breaks State Park
Historic sites and museums: Quanah Parker Monument, Hardeman County Museum, Medicine Mounds, Quanah, Acme and Pacific Railway Depot
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

7% of Quanah residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Quanah ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Quanah was $16,841, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Median rent in Quanah, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $208.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $547.


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Libraries in Quanah include Thompson Sawyer Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Quanah workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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