World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Hartley County, Texas

Hartley County, Texas
Hartley County Courthouse
Map of Texas highlighting Hartley County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the United States highlighting Texas
Texas's location in the U.S.
Founded 1891
Seat Channing
Largest community Hartley
 • Total 1,463 sq mi (3,789 km2)
 • Land 1,462 sq mi (3,787 km2)
 • Water 1.2 sq mi (3 km2), 0.08%
 • (2010) 6,062
 • Density 4.1/sq mi (2/km²)
Congressional district 13th
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website .us.tx.hartley.cowww

Hartley County is a

  • Hartley County government’s website
  • Hartley County from the Handbook of Texas Online
  • Hartley County Profile from the Texas Association of Counties

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. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved April 28, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved April 28, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Texas Almanac: Population History of Counties from 1850–2010" (PDF). Texas Almanac. Retrieved April 28, 2015. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder".  
  9. ^ "Dalhart Unit." Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Retrieved on June 4, 2010.


See also



The Texas Department of Criminal Justice operates the Dalhart Unit prison in an unincorporated area in the county, near Dalhart.[9]

Government and infrastructure

The median income for a household in the county was $46,327, and the median income for a family was $53,004. Males had a median income of $29,783 versus $21,783 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,067. About 3.70% of families and 6.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.00% of those under age 18 and 5.30% of those age 65 or over.

In the county, the population was spread out with 20.80% under the age of 18, 4.70% from 18 to 24, 35.70% from 25 to 44, 26.90% from 45 to 64, and 11.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 154.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 172.90 males.

There were 1,604 households out of which 35.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.90% were married couples living together, 4.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.90% were non-families. 21.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.98.

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 5,537 people, 1,604 households, and 1,220 families residing in the county. The population density was 4 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 1,760 housing units at an average density of 1 per square mile (0/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 81.07% White, 8.15% Black or African American, 0.43% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 8.60% from other races, and 1.43% from two or more races. 13.69% 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 1,463 square miles (3,790 km2), of which 1,462 square miles (3,790 km2) is land and 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2) (0.08%) is water.[4]



  • Geography 1
    • Major highways 1.1
    • Adjacent counties 1.2
  • Demographics 2
  • Government and infrastructure 3
  • Communities 4
  • Gallery 5
  • See also 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

legislators and lawyers. Texas, two early Rufus K. Hartley and his brother, Oliver C. Hartley It is named for [3]

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.