Haskell County, Texas facts for kids
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The Haskell County Courthouse
Location within the U.S. state of Texas
Texas's location within the U.S.
|Named for||Charles Ready Haskell|
|• Total||910 sq mi (2,400 km2)|
|• Land||903 sq mi (2,340 km2)|
|• Water||7.1 sq mi (18 km2) 0.8%|
|• Density||5.95/sq mi (2.298/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
Haskell County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2020 census, its population was 5,416. The county seat is Haskell. The county was created in 1858 and later organized in 1885. It is named for Charles Ready Haskell, who was died in the Goliad massacre.
Haskell County is the home county of former Texas Governor Rick Perry. Republican Drew Springer, Jr., a businessman from Muenster in Cooke County, has represented Haskell County in the Texas House of Representatives since January 2013.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 910 square miles (2,400 km2), of which 903 square miles (2,340 km2) is land and 7.1 square miles (18 km2) (0.8%) is water.
- Knox County (north)
- Throckmorton County (east)
- Shackelford County (southeast)
- Jones County (south)
- Stonewall County (west)
- Baylor County (northeast)
- King County (northwest)
|U.S. Decennial Census
1850–2010 2010 2020
|Race / Ethnicity||Pop 2010||Pop 2020||% 2010||% 2020|
|White alone (NH)||4,148||3,628||70.32%||66.99%|
|Black or African American alone (NH)||203||181||3.44%||3.34%|
|Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH)||25||28||0.42%||0.52%|
|Asian alone (NH)||31||22||0.53%||0.41%|
|Pacific Islander alone (NH)||0||5||0.00%||0.09%|
|Some Other Race alone (NH)||3||24||0.05%||0.44%|
|Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH)||75||151||1.27%||2.79%|
|Hispanic or Latino (any race)||1,414||1,377||23.97%||25.42%|
Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.
In Spanish: Condado de Haskell (Texas) para niños
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