Honey Grove, Texas

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Honey Grove is a city in Fannin County, Texas, United States. Honey Grove is regarded as "The Sweetest Town in Texas." The population was 1,746 at the 2000 census.

Honey Grove is a small North Central Texas town (population: 1,903 as of 2007),containing a total land area of approximately 1,972.8 acres (7.984 km2), and located roughly 16 miles (26 km) east of Bonham, 39 miles (63 km) north of Greenville, 42 miles (68 km) east of Sherman, and 90 miles (140 km) northeast of the Central Business District of Dallas. Honey Grove was developed on flat to gently rolling terrain with scattered trees. Situated in east Fannin County the City is at an elevation ranging from approximate 580 to 690 feet (180 to 210 m) above sea level. U.S. Highway 82 and State Highway 56 traverse the City from east to west and State Roads 34, 100 and 824 enter the City in a north/south manner. Bonham is the closest major economic center. The Honey Grove area climate produces an annual average daily maximum temperature of 75.1 degrees, and an average annual rainfall is 43.99 inches (1,117 mm).

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Geography

Honey Grove is located at 33°35′10″N 95°54′26″W / 33.58611°N 95.90722°W / 33.58611; -95.90722 (33.586011, -95.907294)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.7 square miles (6.9 km²), of which, 2.6 square miles (6.8 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (1.49%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,746 people, 693 households, and 451 families residing in the city. The population density was 661.5 people per square mile (255.4/km²). There were 814 housing units at an average density of 308.4/sq mi (119.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 78.87% White, 16.32% African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 2.58% from other races, and 1.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.90% of the population.

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