Hall County, Texas

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Hall County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 3,782. Its county seat is Memphis[1]. Hall County is named for Warren D. C. Hall, a secretary of war for the Republic of Texas.

The town of Turkey in Hall County is considered the home town of the late Western Swing performer Bob Wills. A Bob Wills Day celebration is held there the last Saturday in April.

Hall County is also the birthplace of blues musician William Daniel McFalls, better known as Blues Boy Willie.

U.S. Representative William Mac Thornberry is a Hall County native.

At one time, the large JA Ranch, founded by Charles Goodnight and John George Adair, which reached into six counties, held acreage in Hall County. Minnie Lou Bradley, matriarch of the Bradley 3 Ranch in nearby Childress County, claims a Hall County address.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 904 square miles (2,341.3 km2), of which 903 square miles (2,338.8 km2) is land and 1 square mile (2.6 km2) (0.11%) is water.

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