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Encyclopedia > Erath County, Texas

Erath County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 33,001. Its county seat is Stephenville6. Erath is named for George Bernard Erath, an early surveyor and a soldier at the Battle of San Jacinto. Originally, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count (in Great Britain, an earl, though the original earldoms covered larger areas) by reason of that office. ... A U.S. state is any one of the 50 states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... State nickname: Lone Star State Other U.S. States Capital Austin Largest city Houston Governor Rick Perry (R) Official languages None. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is a town which is the capital of a county. ... Stephenville is a city located in Erath County, Texas. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The Battle of San Jacinto, the decisive battle of the Texas Revolution, took place on April 21, 1836. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,823 km² (1,090 mi²). 2,814 km² (1,086 mi²) of it is land and 9 km² (3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.32% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


Adjacent counties

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Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 33,001 people, 12,568 households, and 8,106 families residing in the county. The population density is 12/km² (30/mi²). There are 14,422 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (13/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 89.72% White, 0.82% Black or African American, 0.66% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 6.78% from other races, and 1.63% from two or more races. 15.03% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Race (U.S. Census) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Race (U.S. Census) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Race (U.S. Census) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Race (U.S. Census) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Race (U.S. Census) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Race (U.S. Census) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Race (U.S. Census) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Race (U.S. Census) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Race (U.S. Census) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...


There are 12,568 households out of which 31.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.70% are married couples living together, 7.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.50% are non-families. 27.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.10% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.48 and the average family size is 3.08. Marriage is a relationship and bond between individuals that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the county, the population is spread out with 24.60% under the age of 18, 17.00% from 18 to 24, 25.90% from 25 to 44, 19.10% from 45 to 64, and 13.40% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 97.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.90 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $30,708, and the median income for a family is $39,491. Males have a median income of $27,972 versus $20,765 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,655. 16.00% of the population and 10.30% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 15.70% of those under the age of 18 and 7.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Dublin is a city located in Erath County, Texas. ... Stephenville is a city located in Erath County, Texas. ...

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The University of Texas at Austin, often called UT or Texas, is the flagship institution of the University of Texas System. ...

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Erath County, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (437 words)
Erath is named for George Bernard Erath, an early surveyor and a soldier at the Battle of San Jacinto.
Erath County is one of 46 prohibition or entirely dry counties in the state of Texas (as of February 2005).
In the county, the population was spread out with 24.60% under the age of 18, 17.00% from 18 to 24, 25.90% from 25 to 44, 19.10% from 45 to 64, and 13.40% who were 65 years of age or older.
Handbook of Texas Online: ERATH COUNTY (1209 words)
The county's altitude ranges from 900 to 1,750 feet; the rainfall averages twenty-nine inches a year; the average temperature ranges from a low of 34° F during January to 96° in July, and the growing season lasts 238 days.
With the removal of the Comanches around 1873 the county grew rapidly, increasing to a population of 11,796 by 1880 and 30,000 by 1900.
Erath County's population rose to 18,434 in 1950 and fell to 16,236 in 1960, then grew to 18,141 by 1970 and 23,500 by 1983.
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