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Encyclopedia > Maverick County, Texas

Maverick County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 47,297. Its county seat is Eagle Pass6. Maverick county is named for Samuel Maverick, cattleman and state legislator. Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) None. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Eagle Pass is a city located in Maverick County, Texas, United States. ... 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. ... Look up maverick in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Samuel Augustus Maverick (July 23, 1803–September 2, 1870) was a Texas lawyer, politician, and land baron. ...

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Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,346 km² (1,292 mi²). 3,315 km² (1,280 mi²) of it is land and 30 km² (12 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.90% 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. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Adjacent counties

The Mexican state of Coahuila lies to the south and west. Kinney County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Image:Map of Texas highlighting Zavala County. ... Dimmit County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... The United Mexican States or Mexico (Estados Unidos Mexicanos or México) is a federal republic made up of 31 states (estados) and one Federal District, (Distrito Federal), which contains the capital, Mexico City. ... Coahuila (formal name: Coahuila de Zaragoza) is one of Mexicos 31 component states. ...


2004 Election

Maverick County is one of several counties in Texas to give a majority of its votes to Senator John Kerry in the 2004 US presidential election. George W. Bush received 4,025 of the votes there while Kerry received 5,948. John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is the junior United States Senator from Massachusetts. ... Presidential election results map. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States. ...


Cities and towns

Eagle Pass is a city located in Maverick County, Texas, United States. ... Eidson Road is a census-designated place located in Maverick County, Texas. ... El Indio is a census-designated place located in Maverick County, Texas. ... Elm Creek is a census-designated place located in Maverick County, Texas. ... Las Quintas Fronterizas is a census-designated place located in Maverick County, Texas. ... Quemado is a census-designated place located in Maverick County, Texas. ... Radar Base is a census-designated place located in Maverick County, Texas. ... Rosita North is a census-designated place located in Maverick County, Texas. ... Rosita South is a census-designated place located in Maverick County, Texas. ...

External links

  • Maverick County government’s website
  • Maverick County in Handbook of Texas Online at the University of Texas
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Handbook of Texas Online: MAVERICK COUNTY (4125 words)
The estimated population of the county in 1860 was 726.
The population of the county was 1,951 in 1870 and 2,967 in 1880.
In 1990 the population of Maverick County was 36,378.
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