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Overview

Introduction to Sherman, Texas

Sherman, Texas, in Grayson county, is 30 miles N of McKinney, Texas (center to center) and 59 miles N of Dallas, Texas. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Sherman - Denison metropolitan area.

Sherman History

The Texas Legislature passed an act on March 17, 1846, to establish Grayson County. That act also designated the community as the seat of the county. In 1847, the post office was established. Before the year 1850, the city was also officially incorporated under Texas law. Soon afterwards, the Butterfield Overland Mail route had a stop here. The famous outlaw, Jesse James, spent a part of his honeymoon in the city.

Sherman and nearby Attractions

  • Captain Noble Allan Birge House
  • Midway Shopping Center
  • Pentecostal Church of God
  • West Hill Cemetery
  • South Branch Choctaw Creek
  • Associated Travel

Things To Do In Sherman

Captain Noble Allan Birge House was recorded as a Texas Historic Landmark in 1988. The house was built for the second time in 1896 following a tornado that destroyed the first structure built on the same site in 1877. Midway Shopping Center allows tourists to obtain good deals on various merchandise. Bearcat Stadium frequently hosts various sporting events that visitors can attend as spectators. Associated Travel provides guided tours of nearby places of interest.

Sherman Transportation

Air transportation facilities are provided by Dallas Love Field Airport.

Sherman Higher Education

Grayson County College, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, and Collin County Community College-Central Park provide higher education to the people of Sherman.

Demographics

People

Total Population40,112
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens13.5%
Employed Population 16+17,615
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married44.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.8%
Median Earnings25+$29,646
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,399
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,336

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,623
% Above Poverty Level80.1%
% Below Poverty Level19.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.7%
Median Gross Rent$803
Median House Value$102,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)44%
German12.1%
Irish10%
English7.2%
French Except Basque2.3%
Scottish1.7%
Italian1.5%
African0.9%
Norwegian0.6%
Polish0.6%
Hungarian0.4%
Greek0.4%
Arab0.4%
Czech0.3%
Austrian0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Russian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Palestinian0.2%
Swiss0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
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Sherman Almanac

CategoryValue
County Grayson County
Standard Zip Codes75090, 75092
P.O. Box Zip Codes75091
Phone Area Codes903
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude33.61
Approximate Longitude-96.6

Sherman Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationSHERMAN
Distance4.7 miles
Jan Temp32 to 51 F
Apr Temp52 to 73 F
Jul Temp73 to 93 F
Oct Temp54 to 75 F
Annual Precip42 inches
StationBONHAM 3 NNE
Distance25.5 miles
Jan Temp30 to 51 F
Apr Temp50 to 72 F
Jul Temp72 to 93 F
Oct Temp52 to 76 F
Annual Precip44.5 inches
StationGAINESVILLE
Distance31.2 miles
Jan Temp28 to 52 F
Apr Temp50 to 74 F
Jul Temp72 to 95 F
Oct Temp52 to 77 F
Annual Precip36.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Denison23,080$55,564
Dorchester93$74,000
Howe2,692$61,134
Pottsboro2,404$66,250
Southmayd976$51,339

Sherman Public Libraries

Sherman Public Library
421 N TRAVIS ST
Sherman, Texas
(903) 892-7240

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Sherman Hospitals

Carrus Specialty Hospital
(Proprietary)
1810 U.s. Highway 82 West
Carrus Rehabilitation Hospital
(Proprietary)
1810 West Highway 82
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital - Wnj
(Non-profit)
500 North Highland Avenue
Heritage Park Surgical Hospital
(Proprietary)
3601 North Calais Street

Sherman Public Schools

Crutchfield El
521 S Dewey Ave
ZIP: 75090
(903) 891-6565
Primary
Total Enrollment 398
Dillingham Int
1701 E Gallagher
ZIP: 75090
(903) 891-6495
Middle
Total Enrollment 1036
Fairview El
501 W Taylor St
ZIP: 75090
(903) 891-6580
Primary
Total Enrollment 346
Fred Douglass Early Childhood Center
505 E College St
ZIP: 75090
(903) 891-6545
Primary
Total Enrollment 310
Jefferson El
608 N Lee St
ZIP: 75090
(903) 891-6610
Primary
Total Enrollment 277
Percy W Neblett El
1505 Gallagher
ZIP: 75090
(903) 891-6670
Primary
Total Enrollment 462
Piner Middle
402 W Pecan
ZIP: 75090
(903) 891-6470
Middle
Total Enrollment 1004
Sherman H S
2201 E Lamar St
ZIP: 75090
(903) 891-6440
High
Total Enrollment 1780
Washington El
815 S Travis St
ZIP: 75090
(903) 891-6700
Primary
Total Enrollment 437
Henry W Sory El
120 Binkley Park Dr
ZIP: 75092
(903) 891-6650
Primary
Total Enrollment 593
Wakefield El
400 Sunset Blvd
ZIP: 75092
(903) 891-6595
Primary
Total Enrollment 396

Sherman Private Schools

Grayson Christian School
4400 Us Highway 82 E
ZIP: 75090
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 52
St Marys Catholic School
713 S Travis St
ZIP: 75090
Elementary
Total Enrollment 133
Texoma Christian School
3500 W Houston St
ZIP: 75092
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 278
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