Eastland County, Texas

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Eastland County is a county located in West Central Texas. In 2000, its population was 18,297. It is named for William Mosby Eastland, a soldier during the Texas Revolution and the only officer to die as a result of the so-called "Black Bean executions" of the ill-fated Mier Expedition. The county seat is Eastland[1]. It was founded in 1858.

Two Eastland County communities, Cisco and Ranger have junior colleges.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 932 square miles (2,413.9 km2), of which 926 square miles (2,398.3 km2) is land and 6 square miles (15.5 km2) (0.63%) is water.

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