Carson County, Texas

Carson County: County in Texas, United States

About

Carson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,182 and a population density of 3 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 5,854 inhabitants. Its county seat is Panhandle. The county was created 134 years ago in 1887.

Quick Facts about Carson County

Population : 5,854 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
Different from : Carson City
Area : 2393 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.4%
Land as percent of area : 99.6%
Named for : Samuel Price Carson
Altitude : 3,458 feet / 1054 meters
Capital : Panhandle
Establishment : January 01, 1888
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 12:49:25 (5th December 2022)
Density : 2 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.6% (2010-2020)
Carson County locator map
Location of Carson County on Texas map.
Restored filling station in Skellytown  Texas image
Restored filling station in Skellytown Texas
Restored filling station in Skellytown  Texas image

Geography

Carson County is located at 35°24'13"N 101°21'15"W (35.4035100, -101.3541800). It has 6 neighbors: Armstrong County, Donley County, Gray County, Moore County, Randall County and Roberts County.

Carson County map

Carson County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Panhandle 2,341 Town in Texas, United States
White Deer 942 Town of the United States
Groom 547 Town in Texas
Skellytown 444 Town of the United States

Carson County has 6 neighbours.

  • Panhandle

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Carson County decreased by 5.6% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,182 - census
2011 6,238 0.9% estimation process
2012 6,089 -2.45% estimation process
2013 5,988 -1.69% estimation process
2014 6,036 0.8% estimation process
2015 6,013 -0.38% estimation process
2016 6,096 1.36% estimation process
2017 6,005 -1.52% estimation process
2018 6,007 0.03% estimation process
2019 5,926 -1.37% estimation process
2020 5,854 -1.23% estimation process

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