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Hardeman County, Texas

Hardeman County, Texas
The Hardeman County Courthouse in Quanah
Map of Texas highlighting Hardeman County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the United States highlighting Texas
Texas's location in the U.S.
Founded 1884
Seat Quanah
Largest city Quanah
 • Total 697 sq mi (1,805 km2)
 • Land 695 sq mi (1,800 km2)
 • Water 1.8 sq mi (5 km2), 0.3%
 • (2010) 4,139
 • Density 6.0/sq mi (2/km²)
Congressional district 13th
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Hardeman County is a

  • Texas Cooperative Extension, The Hardeman County Office
  • Texas School Districts: School Districts in Hardeman County
  • Hardeman County from the Handbook of Texas Online
  • Hardeman County Profile from the Texas Association of Counties
  • Historic Hardeman County materials, hosted by the Portal to Texas History.

External links

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 17, 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. 149. 
  5. ^ "State Rep. Springer announces district tour July 30".  
  6. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved April 28, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Secondary Streams of Texas". Texas Almanac. Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved 2015-05-05. Red River, Prairie Dog Town Fork 
  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 28, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Texas Almanac: Population History of Counties from 1850–2010" (PDF). Texas Almanac. Retrieved April 28, 2015. 
  11. ^ "American FactFinder".  


See also

Ghost towns

Unincorporated communities



  • Copper Breaks State Park, which is operated by the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, is located in far southern Hardeman County near the Pease River just off State Highway 6, about 12 miles (19 km) south of Quanah. The park features a portion of the state Texas longhorn herd.
  • Lake Pauline is located off U.S. Highway 287, 6 miles (9.7 km) east of Quanah.


Georgia-Pacific operates a gypsum plant in the small community of Acme, located 6 miles (9.7 km) west of Quanah on U.S. Highway 287.


The median income for a household in the county was $28,312, and the median income for a family was $33,325. Males had a median income of $26,683 versus $18,566 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,824. About 14.60% of families and 17.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.00% of those under age 18 and 13.40% of those age 65 or over.

In the county, the population was spread out with 25.40% under the age of 18, 7.50% from 18 to 24, 22.60% from 25 to 44, 24.30% from 45 to 64, and 20.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 89.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.20 males.

There were 1,943 households out of which 29.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.70% were married couples living together, 10.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.10% were non-families. 29.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.97.

As of the census[11] of 2000, there were 4,724 people, 1,943 households, and 1,319 families residing in the county. The population density was 7 people per square mile (3/km²). There were 2,358 housing units at an average density of 3 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 85.41% White, 4.83% Black or African American, 0.76% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 7.09% from other races, and 1.61% from two or more races. 14.50% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.


Adjacent counties

Major highways

The Prairie Dog Town Fork Red River joins with Buck Creek in the northwestern corner of the county to form the Red River, which flows east to form the northern border of the county, separating it from Oklahoma.[7]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 697 square miles (1,810 km2), of which 695 square miles (1,800 km2) is land and 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2) (0.3%) is water.[6]



  • Geography 1
    • Major highways 1.1
    • Adjacent counties 1.2
  • Demographics 2
  • Economy 3
  • Attractions 4
  • Communities 5
    • Cities 5.1
    • Unincorporated communities 5.2
    • Ghost towns 5.3
  • See also 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

Republican Drew Springer, Jr., a businessman from Muenster in Cooke County, has since January 2013 represented Hardeman County in the Texas House of Representatives.[5]

in the state of Texas until November 2006, when voters approved referendums to permit the legal sale of alcoholic beverages for on- and off-premises consumption. dry counties politicians and legislators. Hardeman County was one of 46 prohibition or entirely Texas early [4],Thomas Jones Hardeman and Bailey Hardeman It is named for two brothers, [3]

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