Lamb County, Texas

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Lamb County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 23,722. Its seat is Littlefield[1]. Lamb County is named for George A. Lamb, who died in the Battle of San Jacinto. Lamb County was the home of the Texas House Speaker Billy Wayne "Bill" Clayton, who served from 1975 until 1983.

The historic Triple Arrow Ranch in Lamb County is owned by Commissioner's Court Judge William A. Anderson, Jr., and his wife, the former LeNora Jo Thompson.

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History

Lamb County was formed in 1876 from portions of Bexar County. It was named after George A. Lamb, a soldier in the Battle of San Jacinto.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,018 square miles (2,636 km²), of which 1,016 square miles (2,632 km²) is land and 2 square miles (4 km²) (0.15%) is water.

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