Van Zandt County, Texas

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Van Zandt County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 48,140. Its county seat is Canton[1]. The county is named for Isaac Van Zandt, a member of the Congress of the Republic of Texas.[2]

Until May 2009, Van Zandt County was a completely dry county. On May 9, 2009, the citizens of Wills Point voted to allow beer and wine sales within its limits.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 859 square miles (2,226 km²), of which 849 square miles (2,198 km²) is land and 10 square miles (28 km²) (1.26%) is water.

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