The county of Rusk is located in and was founded in 1843. There are 53,330 residents in Rusk who have access to courthouses in Henderson, Mount Enterprise, New London, Overton, Tatum. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. is part of the 5th federal circuit court as well.
There are 13,712 residents in Henderson, which is 12.0 square miles and 512ft above sea level.
There are 447 residents in Mount Enterprise, which is 1.5 square miles and 479ft above sea level.
There are 998 residents in New London, which is 8.6 square miles and 551ft above sea level.
There are 2,554 residents in Overton, which is 6.8 square miles and 502ft above sea level.
There are 1,385 residents in Tatum, which is 3.8 square miles and 338ft above sea level.