Terrell County, Texas

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Terrell County, Texas
Map of Texas highlighting Terrell County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of USA TX
Texas's location in the U.S.
Founded 1905
Seat Sanderson
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

2,358 sq mi (6,107 km²)
2,358 sq mi (6,107 km²)
, 0.01%
 - (2000)
 - Density


Terrell County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 1,081. Its county seat is Sanderson6. The county was named for Alexander W. Terrell, a Texas state senator.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 6,107 km² (2,358 sq mi), virtually all of which is land.

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The Mexican state of Coahuila lies to the south.


As of the census2 of 2000, there were 1,081 people, 443 households, and 295 families residing in the county. The population density was less than 1/km² (1/sq mi). There were 991 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (0/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 88.34% White, 1.67% Native American, 0.65% Asian, 8.33% from other races, and 1.02% from two or more races. 48.57% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 443 households out of which 29.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.40% were married couples living together, 7.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.40% were non-families. 31.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.30% 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 3.09.

In the county, the population was spread out with 26.50% under the age of 18, 5.00% from 18 to 24, 23.40% from 25 to 44, 27.50% from 45 to 64, and 17.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 103.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $24,219, and the median income for a family was $28,906. Males had a median income of $21,429 versus $15,804 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,721. About 21.20% of families and 25.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.40% of those under age 18 and 31.10% of those age 65 or over.


There are no incorporated communities in Terrell County.

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Coordinates: 30°14′N 102°04′W / 30.23, -102.07

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