Sunset is an unincorporated community in Montague County, Texas, United States. Until 1900, a surveying error had placed the community in Wise County. The Fort Worth and Denver Railway runs through Sunset. The population was 339 at the 2000 census. The city disincorporated on April 19, 2007.
Location of Sunset, Texas
Map of Sunset in 1890
|Coordinates: 33°27′14″N 97°46′0″W|
On April 9, 2009, the community was evacuated in advance of approaching wildfires. The fires ripped through the town in "patchwork fashion," destroying many homes and businesses.
Sunset is located at (33.453823, -97.766724). According to theUnited States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), all of it land.
Sunset is served by the Bowie Independent School District.