Merit, Texas

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Unincorporated community
Merit is located in Texas
Location within Texas
Coordinates: 33°13′00″N 96°17′15″W / 33.21667°N 96.28750°W / 33.21667; -96.28750Coordinates: 33°13′00″N 96°17′15″W / 33.21667°N 96.28750°W / 33.21667; -96.28750
Country United States
State Texas
County Hunt
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 75458
GNIS feature ID 1341384

Merit is an unincorporated community in Hunt County, Texas, United States. It is located 15 miles northwest of Greenville. Although it is unincorporated, Merit has a post office, with the ZIP code of 75458.[1]

The Bland Independent School District serves area students.

Prominent Houston attorney Joe Rollins (1918-2008) was born in Merit.


The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. The Köppen climate classification system indicates Merit has a humid subtropical climate, Cfa on climate maps.[2]


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