Sherwood Shores, Texas

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Sherwood Shores, Texas
Sherwood Shores is located in Texas
Sherwood Shores
Sherwood Shores
Sherwood Shores is located in the United States
Sherwood Shores
Sherwood Shores
Coordinates: 33°51′08″N 96°49′04″W / 33.85222°N 96.81778°W / 33.85222; -96.81778Coordinates: 33°51′08″N 96°49′04″W / 33.85222°N 96.81778°W / 33.85222; -96.81778
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyGrayson
Area
 • Total4.041 sq mi (10.47 km2)
 • Land2.849 sq mi (7.38 km2)
 • Water1.192 sq mi (3.09 km2)
Elevation
718 ft (219 m)
Population
 • Total1,190
 • Density417.7/sq mi (161.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code940
GNIS feature ID2652414[2]

Sherwood Shores is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Grayson County, Texas, United States. Its population was 1,190 as of the 2010 census.[1] The community is located on the Red River, which forms the state line with Oklahoma.

Tornadoes[edit]

Sherwood Shores was mostly destroyed by an F4 tornado on April 18, 1970, which resulted in 13 deaths in the community and at least 3 others elsewhere along the path.[3][4] On March 21, 2022 an EF2 tornado struck the town, causing heavy damage, killing one person and injuring 11.[5][6][7]

Geography[edit]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the community has an area of 4.041 square miles (10.47 km2); 2.849 square miles (7.38 km2) of its area is land, and 1.192 square miles (3.09 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2020 census[edit]

Sherwood Shores racial composition[8]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 1,022 87.73%
Black or African American (NH) 3 0.26%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 35 3.0%
Asian (NH) 1 0.09%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 48 4.12%
Hispanic or Latino 56 4.81%
Total 1,165

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 1,165 people, 400 households, and 184 families residing in the CDP.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "2010 Census Gazetteer Files - Places: Texas". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 18, 2017.
  2. ^ "Sherwood Shores". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior.
  3. ^ "Storm Events Database - Event Details". www.ncdc.noaa.gov. National Centers for Environmental Information. Retrieved 14 March 2022.
  4. ^ Grazulis, Thomas P. (1993). Significant tornadoes, 1680-1991: A Chronology and Analysis of Events. St. Johnsbury, Vermont: Environmental Films. p. 1111. ISBN 1-879362-03-1.
  5. ^ "NWS Damage Survey for 3/21/22 Tornado Event - Update #3". Iowa Environmental Mesonet. National Weather Service in Fort Worth, Texas. March 25, 2022. Retrieved March 25, 2022.
  6. ^ NWS Damage Survey for 03/21/22 Tornado Event (Report). Iowa Environmental Mesonet. National Weather Service in Norman, Oklahoma. March 25, 2022. Retrieved March 25, 2022.
  7. ^ McDonnell, Augusta (March 22, 2022). "EF2 Tornado Causes Extensive Damage To Buncombe Creek Marina In Kingston". news9.com. News 9. Retrieved March 30, 2021.
  8. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-05-22.
  9. ^ https://www.census.gov/[not specific enough to verify]
  10. ^ "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". www.census.gov. Retrieved 18 May 2022.
  1. ^ Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.[9][10]