The City of Quinlan operates as a General Law city, as regulated under the Texas Local Government Code. A General Law city is a municipality that is limited to governmental structures and powers specifically granted by state law. Typically General Law cities have a population of less then 5,000. Quinlan is located in the Southern portion of Hunt county. Website
Hunt County is in the U.S. state of Texas. The 2018 Census Bureau estimate for Hunt County's population is 96,493. It's county seat is Greenville. The count iOS named for Memucan Hunt, Jr., the first Republic of Texas Minister to the United States from 1837 to 1838 and the third Texas Secretary of the navy from 1838 to 1839.
Hunt County is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area. City include: Caddo Mills, Campbell, Celeste, Commerce, Greenville, Hawk Cove, Josephine, Lone Oak, Quinlan, Royse City, Union Valley, West Tawakoni, and Wolfe City.