Sadler, Texas

According to, Sadler, Texas is located in Grayson County and is approximately 32 miles from the state capital, Austin. It has a humid subtropical climate with hot summers and mild winters. The average temperature in the summer months ranges from 73 to 96 degrees Fahrenheit. Rainfall averages about 45 inches per year.

The city of Sadler has a long and interesting history. It was first established as a trading post in 1848, when settlers began to arrive in the area. By 1870, the population had grown to more than 1,000 people, making it one of the largest towns in Grayson County at that time. In 1876, Sadler was officially incorporated as a town and by 1900 its population had grown to more than 2,000 people.

Politically, Sadler is part of Texas’s 22nd congressional district which is represented by Republican Congressman Michael C. Burgess. The city is governed by a mayor-council system with six council members elected at-large every two years to serve four-year terms ending on May 20th of even numbered years.

The economy of Sadler is based primarily on agriculture and manufacturing with some tourism thrown into the mix as well. Major crops produced in the region include cotton, soybeans and wheat while industries include food processing plants and manufacturing companies such as GE Aviation Systems and Acme Brick Company among others.

Sadler has several schools within its boundaries including an elementary school (Sadler Elementary School), middle school (Sadler Middle School) and high school (Sadler High School). All three are part of the Grayson County Independent School District which serves over 11,000 students across 9 schools within its boundaries.

In terms of landmarks, Sadler has several notable attractions including Lake Texoma State Park which offers camping sites as well as water sports activities such as fishing, boating and swimming; Harris Creek Wildlife Management Area which offers hunting opportunities; Fort Croghan Museum & Park offering educational exhibits about early pioneer life; and Austin College which offers undergraduate degrees in various disciplines such as business administration, education psychology and computer science among others.

Sadler, Texas

Population: 404. Estimated population in July 2020: 439 (+8.7% change)
Males: 196 (48.5%), Females: 208 (51.5%)

Grayson County

Zip code: 76264

Median resident age: 37.9 years
Median household income: $26,250
Median house value: $47,200

Races in Sadler:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

Ancestries: Irish (8.2%), United States (7.2%), English (6.7%), German (6.4%), French (2.2%), Dutch (1.2%).

Elevation: 719 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles


Sadler, Texas is a small town located in Grayson County, with a population of 1,164 people as of the 2010 census. The town has a total area of 1.2 square miles, all of which is land. The population density is 976 people per square mile. The racial makeup of the city is 94.7% White, 0.9% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.4% Asian and 3.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8% of the population.

The median age in Sadler was 44 years old in 2010 with 22% under the age of 18 and 14% ages 65 and older living there at the time. The gender ratio was 48 % male and 52 % female according to the same census data from 2010. In terms of education statistics for Sadler, it had a high school graduation rate of 81%. This number was higher than both state and national averages for that period with only 16 % having no high school diploma compared to 28 % for Texas and 25 % nationally respectively at that time.. In terms of employment statistics for Sadler in 2010, 54 % were employed full-time while 12 % were employed part-time; 34 % were not employed at all during that period according to census data from that time frame.

For population 25 years and over in Sadler

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sadler city

  • Never married: 15.1%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 20.7%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +88 (+27.8%).


Hospitals/medical centers near Sadler:



Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sadler:

  • FORT WORTH ALLIANCE (about 58 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: AFW)
  • DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 59 miles; DALLAS, TX; Abbreviation: DAL)

Other public-use airports nearest to Sadler:

  • SUDDEN STOP (about 9 miles; COLLINSVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: T32)
  • CEDAR MILLS (about 11 miles; GORDONVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: 3T0)
  • GRAYSON COUNTY (about 13 miles; SHERMAN/DENISON, TX; Abbreviation: GYI)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sadler:

  • GRAYSON COUNTY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; DENISON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,082)
  • NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 21 miles; GAINESVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,018)
  • COLLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CENTRAL PARK (about 35 miles; MCKINNEY, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,514)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS (about 36 miles; DENTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 21,673)
  • TEXAS WOMAN’S UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; DENTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,746)
  • SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; DURANT, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,165)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS (about 50 miles; RICHARDSON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,695)


Public high school in Sadler:

  • S AND S CONS H S (Students: 280; Location: #1 RAM DR; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Sadler:

  • S AND S CONS EL (Students: 396; Location: #1 RAM DR; Grades: PK – 05)
  • S AND S CONS MIDDLE (Students: 212; Location: #1 RAM DR; Grades: 06 – 08)