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The population of Sanderson is approximately 1,128 (1990), 837 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 627 (1990), 370 (2010).

The amount of land area in Sanderson is 10.839 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Sanderson to Washington DC is 1599 miles. The distance to the Texas state capital is 279 miles. (as the crow flies)
Sanderson is positioned 30.15 degrees north of the equator and 102.40 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Sanderson elevation is 3,000 feet above sea level.

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Sanderson location: in the Pecos area of southwest Texas. It is about 25 miles north of the Mexico border.

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Sanderson history:

The native people of this area were the Apache. Though mostly gone from the area when it began to be settled in the late 1800's, remains of their lives here may be found including pictographs. Meyers Spring is one of those sites nearby.

Sanderson was first known as Strobridge for the president of the railroad construction company. Most settlers were ranchers. Sanderson began to decline when Interstate 10 was built taking traffic to the north. AFter a flood in 1965, the population never increased. Most people of the area are still ranchers, though many of them are offering recreation and hunting rather than running their herds.
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Travelers should know that Sanderson is home to the ONLY 24-hour per day services (gasoline, food, groceries) on U. S. Highway 90 between Del Rio, Texas and Alpine, Texas, a distance of 180 miles.Sanderson hosts seven restaurants, three grocery stores, a liquor store, 70 motel rooms, and 3 service stations.

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