- Kermit, Texas
official_name = Kermit, Texas
nickname = K-Town
mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Location of Kermit, Texas
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area_land_sq_mi = 2.5
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population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 5714
population_density_km2 = 883.5
population_density_sq_mi = 2288.3
timezone = Central (CST)
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timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
elevation_m = 872
elevation_ft = 2861
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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 seatof Winkler CountyGR|6. The city was named after Kermit Rooseveltafter a visit by Theodore Rooseveltto the county.
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.
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 densitywas 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.
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
*Kermit is the home town of
NBCdrama "Heroes" character Meredith Gordon.
*Kermit is also the hometown of two time PRCA world champion bullrider
Jim Sharp. [http://www.razorjimsharp.com/]
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