Approximately 60 miles north of Dallas & just 10 miles south of beautiful Lake Texoma, Whitesboro is truly a getaway destination. Continued growth and development are expected & encouraged.
There are 3760 citizens in Whitesboro, with a county-wide population of 110,575.
For more details on the population, visit the census web-site.
Taxation: 2006-2007 Taxation rates for Whitesboro per/100 City Taxes 0.427651 Grayson County Taxes 0.4909 W.I.S.D. School Taxes 1.337 Grayson County Junior College 0.184356 Total Ad Valorem Tax Rate 2.479907
There are 4 schools, Primary Elementary (grades PreK-2), the Elementary (grades 3-5), the Middle school (grade 6-8), and High school (grades 9-12). A new High school was completed in August 2001. The Middle school was built in 1995, and parts of the old High school were demolished to make way for the Elementary school. The new Primary Elementary school opened for classes in August 2003. A new addition was added to the Elementary school in 2000. There are 5 colleges within a 45 mile radius.
The annual average temperature is 60º, with the monthly average high temperature of 90º and a low temperature of 32º. The annual average precipitation is 29.2 inches, with an annual average snowfall of 6 inches. Whitesboro is located in zone 7. The elevation is 840'.
There are 6 parks, two area lakes, 4 tennis courts, a swimming pool, softball and baseball fields, a community park playground, a senior citizen nutritional center and a Community Center.