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Amargosa, Texas
Country United States
State Texas
County Jim Wells
Area
 • 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)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 291
 • Density 191.1/sq mi (73.77/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 361
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.

Geography

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.

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