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Collingsworth County, Texas

Collingsworth County, Texas
Collingsworth County Courthouse in Wellington
Map of Texas highlighting Collingsworth County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the United States highlighting Texas
Texas's location in the U.S.
Founded 1890
Seat Wellington
Largest city Wellington
Area
 • Total 919 sq mi (2,380 km2)
 • Land 918 sq mi (2,378 km2)
 • Water 0.9 sq mi (2 km2), 0.1%
Population
 • (2010) 3,057
 • Density 3.3/sq mi (1/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website .us.tx.collingsworth.cowww

Collingsworth County is a

  • Collingsworth Public Library
  • Collingsworth County Sheriff's Department
  • Handbook of Texas OnlineCollingsworth County in at the University of Texas
  • Collingsworth County Homepage

External links

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 9, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ "Texas: Individual County Chronologies". Texas Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.  
  4. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 87. 
  5. ^ http://www.tabc.state.tx.us/local_option_elections/index.asp
  6. ^ "State Rep. Springer announces district tour July 30".  
  7. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved April 21, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved April 21, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Texas Almanac: Population History of Counties from 1850–2010" (PDF). Texas Almanac. Retrieved April 21, 2015. 
  11. ^ "American FactFinder".  

References

See also

Communities

The median income for a household in the county was $25,438, and the median income for a family was $33,323. Males had a median income of $24,808 versus $17,679 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,318. About 14.80% of families and 18.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.20% of those under age 18 and 16.40% of those age 65 or over.

In the county, the population was spread out with 26.40% under the age of 18, 6.60% from 18 to 24, 22.60% from 25 to 44, 22.50% from 45 to 64, and 22.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 93.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.00 males.

There were 1,294 households out of which 29.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.50% were married couples living together, 9.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.20% were non-families. 27.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.97.

As of the census[11] of 2000, there were 3,206 people, 1,294 households, and 916 families residing in the county. The population density was 4 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 1,723 housing units at an average density of 2 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 79.82% White, 5.33% Black or African American, 1.62% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 10.89% from other races, and 2.15% from two or more races. 20.43% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Demographics

Adjacent counties

Major highways

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 919 square miles (2,380 km2), of which 918 square miles (2,380 km2) is land and 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2) (0.1%) is water.[7]

Geography

The county was created in 1876 from the Wellington as the county seat. From 1883 until 1896 the county was home to the English owned Rocking Chair Ranche.

History

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
    • Major highways 2.1
    • Adjacent counties 2.2
  • Demographics 3
  • Communities 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Republican Drew Springer, Jr., a businessman from Muenster in Cooke County, has since January 2013 represented Collingsworth County in the Texas House of Representatives.[6]

, counties in the state of Texas. dry prohibition, or entirely [5] (a recording error in the bill accounts for the error in spelling, which was never corrected). Collingsworth County is one of 30Republic of Texas and first chief justice of the Texas Declaration of Independence a signer of the [4],James Collinsworth It is named for [3]

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