Cottonwood, Texas

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Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles NE of Bryan, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 88 miles NW of Houston, Texas
County Madison
Standard Zip Codes 77872
Phone Area Codes 936
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.913
Longitude -96.002

Cottonwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.7 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 60 F
Apr Temp 54 to 79 F
Jul Temp 71 to 96 F
Oct Temp 55 to 82 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
Distance 23.4 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 58 F
Apr Temp 52 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 95 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 43 inches
Station JEWETT
Distance 31.5 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 59 F
Apr Temp 55 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 57 to 80 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches
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Cottonwood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 181 100%
Male 93 51.4%
Female 88 48.6%
Under 18 52 28.7%
18+ 129 71.3%
65+ 14 7.7%
Median Age 36.1
Average Family Size 3.05
White 174 96.1%
African-American 2 1.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 1.7%
Mixed Race 2 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 2.8%

Estimated Cottonwood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 204
Growth 23
Growth % 12.7%

Cottonwood Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 26.5%
German 23.5%
Irish 20.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.8%
Italian 4.9%
Czechoslovakian 3.9%
Croatian 3.9%
Dutch 2%
Swedish 2%
English 1%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Cottonwood, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

North Zulch (77872)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cottonwood 181 $57,500
Centerville 903 $35,278
Leona 181 $37,083
Madisonville 4,159 $29,077
Midway 288 $39,167
Normangee 719 $34,444
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