Martin County, Texas

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Martin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 4,746. Its seat is Stanton[1]. The county is named for Wylie Martin, an early settler. Martin County is one of 30[2] prohibition, or entirely dry, counties in the state of Texas.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 916 square miles (2,371 km²), of which 915 square miles (2,369 km²) is land and 1 square miles (2 km²) (0.09%) is water. The northern portion of the Spraberry Trend, the third-largest oil field in the United States by remaining reserves, underlies much of the county.[3]

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