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Stonewall County Courthouse in Aspermont
Location within the U.S. state of Texas
Texas's location within the U.S.
|Named for||Stonewall Jackson|
|• Total||920 sq mi (2,400 km2)|
|• Land||916 sq mi (2,370 km2)|
|• Water||3.9 sq mi (10 km2) 0.4%|
|• Density||1.353/sq mi (0.5225/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
Stonewall County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2020 census, its population was 1,245. Its county seat is Aspermont. The county was created in 1876 and organized in 1888. It is named for Stonewall Jackson, a general of the Confederate States Army.
Republican Drew Springer, Jr., a businessman from Muenster in Cooke County, represented Stonewall County in the Texas House of Representatives from January 2013, and as of January 2021, represents District 30 in the Texas Senate.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 920 square miles (2,400 km2), of which 916 square miles (2,370 km2) is land and 3.9 square miles (10 km2) (0.4%) is covered by water.
- Double Mountain (county high point and most topographically prominent point for almost 160 miles (260 km)
- The Brazos River begins in Stonewall County at the confluence of the Double Mountain Fork and Salt Fork Brazos River, about 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Jud, Texas, now a ghost town.
- King County (north)
- Haskell County (east)
- Jones County (southeast)
- Fisher County (south)
- Kent County (west)
|U.S. Decennial Census
1850–2010 2010 2020
|Race / Ethnicity||Pop 2010||Pop 2020||% 2010||% 2020|
|White alone (NH)||1,206||958||80.94%||76.95%|
|Black or African American alone (NH)||38||18||2.55%||1.45%|
|Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH)||4||3||0.27%||0.24%|
|Asian alone (NH)||14||5||0.94%||0.40%|
|Pacific Islander alone (NH)||0||0||0.00%||0.00%|
|Some Other Race alone (NH)||0||2||0.00%||0.16%|
|Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH)||19||33||1.28%||2.65%|
|Hispanic or Latino (any race)||209||226||14.03%||18.15%|
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.
- Aspermont (county seat)
- Stonewall County from the Handbook of Texas Online
|Kent County||Haskell County|
|Stonewall County, Texas|
|Fisher County||Jones County|
In Spanish: Condado de Stonewall para niños
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