Red River County, Texas

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Red River County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. It is named for the Red River, which forms its northern boundary. In 2008, its estimated population was 12,955[1]. Its seat is Clarksville[2]. As of 2000, it had the lowest population density for all counties in East Texas.

Red River County is the birthplace of John Nance Garner, 32nd Vice President of the United States. B.P. Newman (1927-2008), a Texas business entrepreneur, developer, and philanthropist based in Laredo, was also born in Red River County.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,058 square miles (2,739 km²), of which 1,050 square miles (2,720 km²) is land and 7 square miles (19 km²) (0.70%) is water.

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