Cottle County

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Cottle County, Texas

PO Box 717
Paducah, TX 79248
Phone: (806) 492-3823
Fax: (806) 492-2625
www.co.cottle.tx.us

In the southeastern TX panhandle, west of Wichita Falls; organized 1892 from Childress County (other sources say organized Aug 21, 1876; first federal census: 1880). Name Origin: For Pvt. George Washington Cottle (1798-1836), killed at the Alamo

Area (sq mi):: 901.59 (land 901.18; water 0.42) Population per square mile: 1.90
Population 2005: 1,746 State rank: 239 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.30%; 1990-2000 -15.30% Population 2000: 1,904 (White 70.80%; Black or African American 9.90%; Hispanic or Latino 18.90%; Asian 0.00%; Other 8.70%). Foreign born: 3.60%. Median age: 43.90
Income 2000: per capita $16,212; median household $25,446; Population below poverty level: 18.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,579-$27,814
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 18.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 22.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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