City of White Oak

Demographics

State

Texas

Region

Northeast Texas

County

Gregg

County Population

121,724

City Population

6,469

Area in Square Miles

 9.11

Population Density

 710.3 (Approximate 2010 Population Per Square Mile)

Location

White Oak, Texas borders the City of Longview and is on U.S.
Highway 80 between Dallas and Shreveport, Louisiana. It is
approximately 125 miles east of Dallas and 76 miles west
of Shreveport.

Economic Background

White Oak was built around the White Oak Independent School
District after the oil boom of the 1930s. The city's economy is
no longer dependent upon the oil industry, but fluctuation does
still impact the local oil service industries.

Altitude/Elevation

413'

Temperature


66.95º F (Annual Average)

Precipitation


35.65 (Annual Average)

Snowfall

.8" (Annual Average)

Navigational Location

 32.53222 N; -94.8575 W

Year Established

1957

Type of Government

Home Rule (1994)

Master Plan

No

City Judge

Appointed

City Attorney

Appointed

City Zoning Body

Yes

Highways


U.S. (Hwy 80); State (Hwy 42)

Miles of Paved Streets Maintained by City

38

Municipal Bond Rating

2013 Certificates Of Obligation - AA by Standard & Poor's

Airports

East Texas Regional Airport (GGG) Approx. 17 miles

Railroads

Union Pacific (UP)

Media

Newspapers - 1 (Weekly); Radio Stations & TV Stations in
neighboring Longview

City of White Oak, Texas

Contact Information

City of White Oak
906 S. White Oak Road
White Oak, TX 75693

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

info@cityofwhiteoak.com