Amargosa, Texas facts for kids
Quick facts for kids
|• Total||1.523 sq mi (3.94 km2)|
|• Land||1.517 sq mi (3.93 km2)|
|• Water||0.006 sq mi (0.02 km2)|
|Elevation||299 ft (91 m)|
|• Density||191.1/sq mi (73.77/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||2586907|
Amargosa is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Jim Wells County, Texas, United States. Its population was 291 at the 2010 census. Prior to 2010, the community was grouped with nearby Owl Ranch as part of the Owl Ranch-Amargosa census-designated place. The community is named for the Amargosa Creek that runs nearby. The word amargosa means "bitter" in Spanish.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the community has an area of 1.523 square miles (3.94 km2); 1.517 square miles (3.93 km2) of its area is land, and 0.006 square miles (0.016 km2) is water.
Amargosa, Texas Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.