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Sanderson is in Terrell County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for railroad construction engineer
The latitude of Sanderson is 30.142N. The longitude is -102.393W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,789 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 861.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sanderson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Terrell 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 79848 ZIP code.
9% of Sanderson residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sanderson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sanderson was $13,714, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Sanderson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sanderson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $307. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $588.
Libraries in Sanderson include Terrell County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Sanderson include Terrell County News Leader
Terrell County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sanderson political report.
The average commute time for Sanderson workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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