Basic information about the Houston County
The Houston County is located in the state of Tennessee. This county occupies 208 square miles, with 7 square miles being water areas. There are 8.426 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Houston County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (95.12%), followed by Black or African American (2.29%) and Two or More races (1.55%). There are 3.349 households in the county, while 68,23% of them are family households and 31,77% represent non family households. There are 2 cities and towns in Houston County. The most populated city is Tennessee Ridge town and the smallest town or village is Erin city.