Ivanhoe, Tyler County, Texas

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Ivanhoe
City
Ivanhoe is located in Texas
Ivanhoe
Ivanhoe
Location within the state of Texas
Coordinates: 30°40′19″N 94°24′13″W / 30.67194°N 94.40361°W / 30.67194; -94.40361Coordinates: 30°40′19″N 94°24′13″W / 30.67194°N 94.40361°W / 30.67194; -94.40361
Country United States
State Texas
County Tyler
Incorporated 2009
Population (2010)
 • Total 887
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Website http://cityofivanhoetx.com/

Ivanhoe is a city in Tyler County, Texas, United States. The population was 887 at the 2010 census.[1]

In an election held on November 3, 2009, residents voted to incorporate the community as a "Class C" municipality by a vote of 160 to 53. In a concurrent election, Bill Preston was elected unopposed as mayor. A total of eight candidates ran for the two city commissioner positions. Those seats were won by Cathy Bennett and Will Warren.[2]

The incorporation of Ivanhoe coincided with the incorporation of a neighboring community, Ivanhoe North. The creation of both cities was seen as the first step in a process to merge both communities into a single entity, making it the second-largest city in Tyler County.[2]

The merger of both cites to one City of Ivanhoe was approved by a vote of 194 to 60 on November 2, 2010.[3]

Geography[edit]

Ivanhoe had a total area of 3.6 square miles (9.3 km2), of which, 3.3 square miles (8.5 km2) of it was land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) was water.[4] These are 2010 numbers, prior to the merger with Ivanhoe North.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 887
Est. 2015 1,403 [5] 58.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Counts, 2010 Census of Population and Housing" (PDF). Texas: 2010. Retrieved 2016-12-31. 
  2. ^ a b "A tale of two new cities in Tyler County". Tyler County Booster. November 2009. Retrieved 2010-02-09. 
  3. ^ "Ivanhoe merges to make one Tyler County town". Beaumont Enterprise. November 2010. Retrieved 2014-12-30. 
  4. ^ "Boundary Map of Ivanhoe, Texas". MapTechnica. Retrieved 2016-12-31. 
  5. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Archived from the original on June 2, 2016. Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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