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Sherman is a city in Grayson County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Gen. Sidney Sherman, a hero in the Texas War of Independence.
The latitude of Sherman is 33.635N. The longitude is -96.608W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 735 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 36,261.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sherman demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Grayson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Sherman-Denison area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 75021 ZIP code.
11% of Sherman residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sherman ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sherman was $18,717, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Sherman residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sherman, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $453. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $834.
Libraries in Sherman include Sherman Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Sherman include Sherman Herald Democrat
TV stations in Sherman include KXII.
Grayson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sherman political report.
The average commute time for Sherman workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 14 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Sherman between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
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