Midland County, Texas

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Midland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. Midland is named for the fact that the county is located halfway between Fort Worth, Texas, and El Paso, Texas, on the Texas and Pacific Railway. The county seat is the city of Midland.[1] The population was 116,009 at the 2000 census.

Midland County is included in the Midland, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Midland–Odessa Combined Statistical Area.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 902 square miles (2,336 km²), of which 900 square miles (2,332 km²) is land and 2 square miles (4 km²) (0.19%) is water. 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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