Briscoe County , Texas

Briscoe County: County in Texas, United States

Briscoe County locator map
Location of Briscoe County on Texas map.

About

Briscoe County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,637 and a population density of 1 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 1,487 inhabitants. Its county seat is Silverton. The county was created 129 years ago in 1891.

Briscoe County Tule Canyon Texas image
Briscoe County Tule Canyon Texas
Briscoe County Tule Canyon Texas image

Geography

Briscoe County is located at 34°31'49"N 101°12'31"W (34.5302600, -101.2085900). It has 6 neighbors: Armstrong County, Donley County, Floyd County, Hall County, Motley County and Swisher County.

Briscoe County map

The largest city of Briscoe County is Silverton with a population of 660. Other cities include and Quitaque population 375. See all Briscoe County cities & populated places.

Weather

Briscoe County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 78. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. more

Briscoe County Quick Facts

Population : 1,487 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
Area : 2335 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.2%
Land as percent of area : 99.8%
Named for : Andrew Briscoe
Altitude : 3,202 feet / 976 meters
Capital : Silverton
Establishment : January 01, 1892
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 09:25:12 (25th October 2021)
Density : 1 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -10.09% (2010-2020)
Weather : 78℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Briscoe County has 6 neighbours.

  • Silverton

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Briscoe County decreased by 10.09% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,637 - census
2011 1,659 1.33% estimation process
2012 1,576 -5.27% estimation process
2013 1,562 -0.9% estimation process
2014 1,552 -0.64% estimation process
2015 1,514 -2.51% estimation process
2016 1,483 -2.09% estimation process
2017 1,514 2.05% estimation process
2018 1,512 -0.13% estimation process
2019 1,546 2.2% estimation process
2020 1,487 -3.97% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (1)

Briscoe County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Briscoe County.

City Name Population Title
Silverton 660 City in Texas, USA
Quitaque 375 City in Briscoe County, Texas, United States

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