Baylor County, Texas

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Baylor County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of 2005, the United States Census Bureau estimates that the population is 3,843, down from the 2000 census, indicating a population of 4,093. The population was 4,385 in 1990. Its county seat is Seymour[1]. Baylor is named for Henry Weidner Baylor, a surgeon in the Texas Rangers during the Mexican-American War. Baylor County is not to be confused with Baylor University, which is located approximately 230 miles southeast in McLennan County. Nor should it be confused with Confederate Colonel George W. Baylor, who fought in Louisiana during the American Civil War.[2]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 901 square miles (2,333.6 km2), of which 871 square miles (2,255.9 km2) is land and 30 square miles (77.7 km2) is water. The total area is 3.36% water.

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