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Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions

Chamber of Commerce.

Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Tyler is approximately 96900 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 32,860 (1990), 37896 (2010).
The amount of land area in Tyler is 102.701 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.133 sq kilometers.
The distance from Tyler to Washington DC is 1159 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 202 miles. (as the crow flies)
Tyler is positioned 32.32 degrees north of the equator and 95.30 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Tyler elevation is 558 feet above sea level.


east of Dallas in the northeastern portion of the state.
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History & History Related Items

Tyler was named for President John Tyler who was one of the principals in bringing Texas into the Union. Tyler is known for its roses and Azaleas.
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The incorporation of Tyler



The Azalea and Spring Flower Trail
held in March each year.

Caldwell Zoo
on Martin Luther King Blvd.
Tyler, Texas
Phone: 903-593-0121
Many types and kinds of animals, birds, etc may be seen here. Flamingoes and ducks from all over the world are well-represented.

Goodman Museum
624 N. Broadway
Tyler, Texas
Phone: 903-531-1286
18th century medical equipment, artifacts and period furniture may be seen at the museum, housed in an 1859 home.

Tyler Museum of Art
1300 S. Mahon Ave.
Tyler, Texas
Phone: 903-595-1001
Changing displays may be viewed here, particular emphasis is given to regional artists.

Brookshire's World of Wildlife Museum and Country Store
FM 2493, .5 mile south of jct W.S.W. Loop 323
Phone: 903-534-2169
over 150 kinds of wildlife from all over the world are represented here, with particular emphasis on African and North American types. A 1920's grocery store full-size replica may also be seen.
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Tyler Chamber

Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 390
Tyler, Texas 75710
Phone: 903-592-1661
Toll-free: 800-235-5712

Tyler Organizations

Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 390
Tyler, Texas 75710
Phone: 903-592-1661
Toll-free: 800-235-5712

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