Upshur County, Texas

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Upshur County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of 2000, the population was 35,291. The county seat is Gilmer[1]. Upshur County is part of the Longview Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Longview–Marshall Combined Statistical Area.

The county is named for Abel P. Upshur who was U.S. Secretary of State during President John Tyler's administration. Upshur was killed in the explosion on the USS Princeton along with new United States Secretary of the Navy Thomas Walker Gilmer (who was the namesake for the county seat of Gilmer).



According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 593 square miles (1,535 km²), of which 588 square miles (1,522 km²) is land and 5 square miles (13 km²) is water. The total area is 0.85% water.

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