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Montague County, Texas

PO Box 77
Montague, TX 76251
Phone: (940) 894-2461
Fax: (940) 894-3110

On the central northern border of TX, southeast of Wichita Falls; organized Dec 24, 1857 from Cooke County. Name Origin: For Daniel Montague (1798-1876), surveyor and veteran of the Mexican War

Area (sq mi):: 938.44 (land 930.66; water 7.78) Population per square mile: 21.10
Population 2005: 19,677 State rank: 119 Population change: 2000-20005 2.90%; 1990-2000 10.70% Population 2000: 19,117 (White 92.70%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 5.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.50%). Foreign born: 2.40%. Median age: 41.30
Income 2000: per capita $17,115; median household $31,048; Population below poverty level: 14.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,367-$22,983
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 30.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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