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Cottle County, Texas


Cottle County, Texas

Cottle County, Texas
Cottle County Courthouse in Paducah
Map of Texas highlighting Cottle County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the United States highlighting Texas
Texas's location in the U.S.
Founded 1892
Named for George Washington Cottle
Seat Paducah
Largest town Paducah
 • Total 902 sq mi (2,336 km2)
 • Land 901 sq mi (2,334 km2)
 • Water 1.1 sq mi (3 km2), 0.1%
 • (2010) 1,505
 • Density 1.7/sq mi (1/km²)
Congressional district 13th
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website .us.tx.cottle.cowww

Cottle County is a

  • Cottle County government's website
  • Handbook of Texas OnlineCottle County in at the University of Texas
  • Cottle County Profile from the Texas Association of Counties
  • Paducah ISD -- Home of the Dragons!
  • Cottle, George Washington (1811-1836)
  • The TXGenWeb Project: Cottle County
  • Historical Marker -- Cottle County Courthouse
  • Historical Marker -- Cottle County
  • Historical Marker -- Cottle County
  • Historical Marker -- The Grey and the Blue

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. 93. 
  5. ^ "Matador Ranch," Historical marker, Texas Historical Commission, Motley County, Texas
  6. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved April 21, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved April 21, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Texas Almanac: Population History of Counties from 1850–2010" (PDF). Texas Almanac. Retrieved April 21, 2015. 
  10. ^ "American FactFinder".  
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  14. ^ David Leip Presidential Atlas
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See also

Cee Vee, Texas Swearingen, Texas Delwin, Texas Valley View, Texas


[21]'s 180.Barack Obama received 555 votes to Mitt Romney[20][19] carried it in 1992 and 1996.Bill Clinton and [18] won the county in 1988Michael Dukakis , [17] won a majority of the county's votes in 1984Walter Mondale [16][15] carried it in 1976 and 1980,Jimmy Carter After [14] Until 2000, the county had gone consistently


The median income for a household in the county was $25,446, and the median income for a family was $33,036. Males had a median income of $24,375 versus $16,667 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,212. About 13.70% of families and 18.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.40% of those under age 18 and 16.00% of those age 65 or over.

In the county, the population was spread out with 23.90% under the age of 18, 5.70% from 18 to 24, 21.50% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, and 25.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 87.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.90 males.

There were 820 households out of which 28.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.90% were married couples living together, 10.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.90% were non-families. 32.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.84.

As of the census[10] of 2000, there were 1,904 people, 820 households, and 550 families residing in the county. The population density was 2 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 1,088 housing units at an average density of 1 per square mile (0/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 81.46% White, 9.87% Black or African American, 7.20% from other races, and 1.47% from two or more races. 18.91% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.


Adjacent counties

Major highways

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 902 square miles (2,340 km2), of which 901 square miles (2,330 km2) is land and 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2) (0.1%) is water.[6]



  • Geography 1
    • Major highways 1.1
    • Adjacent counties 1.2
  • Demographics 2
  • Politics 3
  • Communities 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

The Matador Ranch, based in Motley once reached into Cottle County.[5]

in the state of Texas. It now allows beer and wine sales. dry counties, or entirely prohibition. Cottle County was formerly one of 46 Alamo who died defending the [4]

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