Glasscock County, Texas

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Glasscock County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 1,406. Its county seat is Garden City[1]. It is named for George Washington Glasscock, an early settler of the Austin, Texas, area.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 901 square miles (2,333.6 km2), virtually all of which is land. The Spraberry Trend, the third-largest oil field in the United States by remaining reserves, underlies much of the county.[2]

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Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,406 people, 483 households, and 355 families residing in the county. The population density was 2 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 660 housing units at an average density of 1 per square mile (0/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 77.52% White, 0.50% Black or African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.21% Pacific Islander, 19.13% from other races, and 2.49% from two or more races. 29.87% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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