Plains, Texas facts for kids
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The Yoakum County Courthouse, located in Plains.
Location of Plains, Texas
|• Total||1.50 sq mi (3.88 km2)|
|• Land||1.50 sq mi (3.88 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||3,642 ft (1,110 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,104.81/sq mi (426.46/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1365369|
Plains is a town and the county seat of Yoakum County of western Texas, United States, particularly the south (inner) half of the panhandle's plains. The city's population was 1,481 at the 2010 census. Plains in the Texas High Plains Wine country.
Plains is located at 33°11′25″N 102°49′39″W / 33.19028°N 102.82750°W (33.190251, -102.827578).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.6 km²), all of it land.
According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Plains has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||1||0.07%|
|Hispanic or Latino||865||63.84%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 1,355 people, 428 households, and 346 families residing in the town.
The Town of Plains is served by the Plains Independent School District.
- Clyde "Bulldog" Turner, inducted into the Professional Football Hall of Fame for the Chicago Bears