Kermit, Texas


Kermit, Texas

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Kermit, Texas
settlement_type = City
nickname = K-Town
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map_caption = Location of Kermit, Texas


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Texas
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Winkler

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unit_pref = Imperial
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area_total_km2 = 6.5
area_land_km2 = 6.5
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 2.5
area_land_sq_mi = 2.5
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
population_footnotes =
population_total = 5714
population_density_km2 = 883.5
population_density_sq_mi = 2288.3

timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
elevation_footnotes =
elevation_m = 872
elevation_ft = 2861
latd = 31 |latm = 51 |lats = 21 |latNS = N
longd = 103 |longm = 5 |longs = 39 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 79745
area_code = 432
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blank_info = 48-39004GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 1360598GR|3
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Kermit is a city in Winkler County, Texas, United States. The population was 5,443 at the 2007 census. It is the county seat of Winkler CountyGR|6. The city was named after Kermit Roosevelt after a visit by Theodore Roosevelt to the county.

Geography

Kermit is located at coor dms|31|51|21|N|103|5|39|W|city (31.855762, -103.094173)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 15,443 people, 3,046 households, and 2,328 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,2.3 people per square mile (882.5/km²). There were 2,592 housing units at an average density of 1,038.0/sq mi (400.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 72.6% White, 2.05% African American, 0.47% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 22.52% from other races, and 2.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 47.8% of the population.

Education

The City of Kermit is served by the Kermit Independent School District.

Notable persons born in Kermit

*William Frankfather - actor
*Jay Thomas - Emmy winning actor, raised in New Orleans

Trivia

*Kermit is the home town of NBC drama "Heroes" character Meredith Gordon.

*Kermit is also the hometown of two time PRCA world champion bullrider Jim Sharp. [http://www.razorjimsharp.com/]

References

External links


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