Swisher County, Texas

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Swisher County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 8,378. Its seat is Tulia[1]. The county is named for James G. Swisher, a soldier of the Texas Revolution and signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence. Swisher County is one of 46 prohibition, or entirely dry, counties in the state of Texas.

At one time, the large JA Ranch, founded by Charles Goodnight and John George Adair, and later owned by Goodnight and Cornelia Adair, reached into six counties, including Swisher.



According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 901 square miles (2,333 km²), of which 900 square miles (2,332 km²) is land and 0 square miles (1 km²) (0.03%) is water.

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