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Grapeland, Texas Facts Page


Location 

Houston County on Highway 19/287

Size:  1.99 sq. miles

Water Area: 0.01 sq. miles

Land Area: 1.98 sq. miles

31.49 degrees N, 95.48 degrees W

135 miles North of Houston

158 miles North of Austin

Population

2000 - (city) 1,451    (county) 23,185   726 Housing Units

1990 - (city) 1,450    (county) 21,375

1980 - (city) 1,634    (county) 22,299

1970 - (city) 1,211    (county) 17,855

Education

Public School Budget:  $3,981,450

Elementary Enrollment - 327

Middle/Jr. High Enrollment - 157

High School Enrollment - 249

Climate

Elevation: 350'

Annual average precipitation: 41.72"

Annual average snowfall: 0.5"

Month

Low Temperature

High Temperature

January

35

59

April

52

72

July

72

95

October

60

82

Major Employers

Grapeland ISD - 112

Vulcraft Steel Plant - 300

Air Transportation

Crockett airport, 13 mi. South

Runway length:  4,500 ft.

Lighted:  Yes

Fuel:  Yes

Nearest Commercial air service:  Nacogdoches, 50 miles

Rail

Union Pacific

Freight Carriers

Central Freight, Federal Express, Tex-Pack, UPS

 

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