Somervell County, Texas

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Somervell County is a county located on the Edwards Plateau in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 6,809. Its county seat is Glen Rose[1]. The county is named for Alexander Somervell, Secretary of War for the Republic of Texas. The county contains the Comanche Peak Nuclear Generating Station, one of two nuclear power plants in Texas. Somervell County is part of the Granbury micropolitan area.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 192 square miles (497 km²), of which 187 square miles (485 km²) is land and 5 square miles (12 km²) (2.46%) is water. It is the third-smallest county in Texas.

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