There were 600 households out of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.5% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.0% were non-families.
West Tawakoni-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.
On 12/21/1967, a category F3 tornado 14.3 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages. Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4Emergencies Declared: 6Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category). Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies.
wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the West Tawakoni town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages. On 6/16/1978 at , a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 275.3 miles away from the city center On 9/6/1997 at , a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 123.8 miles away from the city center On 1/18/1995 at , a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 157.8 miles away from the city center On 1/21/1982 at , a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 269.1 miles away from West Tawakoni center On 5/31/1997 at , a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 19.6 miles away from the city center On 5/4/2001 at , a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 271.2 miles away from West Tawakoni center The number of natural disasters in Hunt County (11) is near the US average (13). Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000.
It is bordered on three sides by Lake Tawakoni, a reservoir on the Sabine River.
Males had a median income of $30,139 versus $18,839 for females. About 14.3% of families and 17.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.6% of those under age 18 and 7.3% of those age 65 or over.
West Tawakoni is served by the Quinlan Independent School District.
Shortly after incorporation the new city gained attention in Hunt County when citizens narrowly voted in favor of liquor sales. That figure increased steadily to 840 in 1980 and 932 in 1990. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
The community caters to many lake visitors with its various fishing and boating establishments. For more information go to: If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner. Jasinski, "WEST TAWAKONI, TX," accessed September 02, 2019, Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
To the north is the lake's Caddo Inlet, to the south are Waco Bay and Kitsee Inlet, and to the east is the main body of the lake.
Texas State Highway 276 passes through the northern part of the city, leading east across the lake 6 miles (10 km) to East Tawakoni and west the same distance to Quinlan.
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