Motley County, Texas

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Motley County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 1,426. It is named for Junius William Mottley, who signed the Texas Declaration of Independence, who died in the Battle of San Jacinto; its name is spelled differently than his because the bill establishing the county misspelled Mottley's name. Motley County is one of 30[1] prohibition, or entirely dry, counties in the state of Texas. Its seat is Matador[2].



According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 990 square miles (2,564 km²), of which 989 square miles (2,562 km²) is land and 1 square miles (2 km²) (0.04%) is water.

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As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,426 people, 606 households, and 435 families residing in the county. The population density was 1 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 839 housing units at an average density of 1 per square mile (0/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 87.38% White, 3.51% Black or African American, 0.63% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.14% Pacific Islander, 6.31% from other races, and 1.89% from two or more races. 12.13% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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