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Livingston is a town in Polk County, Texas, United States. The population was 5,335 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Polk County. It is seventy-five miles north of Houston. This town was settled in 1835 as Springfield. Its name was changed to Livingston and became the county seat of Polk County in 1846.The Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation is just to the east of Livingston. The 2000 census reported a resident population of 480 persons within the reservation.Livingston has one hospital, the Memorial Medical Center at Livingston, and recently, a new free-standing emergency room, Dow Emergency, was erected. The latter has a plan to grow into a fully functioning, state of the art inpatient hospital in the future.GeographyLivingston is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 8.4sqmi, of which, 8.4sqmi of it is land and 0.12% is covered by water. However, the town of Livingston is about 10mi east of Lake Livingston, which is the largest drinking-water reservoir in the state of Texas.Elevation: 148 ftMajor highways: 20px U.S. Highway 59 U.S. 59 is scheduled to be upgraded to Interstate 69. 20px State Highway 146 The zip code 77399 is used exclusively by a mail service called Escapees for those who full-time live in their RVs.
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