Dawson County , Texas

Dawson County: County in Texas, United States

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

About

Dawson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,833 and a population density of 6 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 12,974 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lamesa. The county was created 145 years ago in 1875.

Dawson County  TX  Courthouse IMG 1472 image
Dawson County TX Courthouse IMG 1472
Dawson County  TX  Courthouse IMG 1472 image

Geography

Dawson County is located at 32°44'33"N 101°56'52"W (32.7425300, -101.9476800). It has 6 neighbors: Borden County, Gaines County, Howard County, Lynn County, Martin County and Terry County.

Dawson County map

The largest city of Dawson County is Lamesa with a population of 9,131. Other cities include, Ackerly population 234 and Los Ybanez population 17. See all Dawson County cities & populated places.

Dawson County Quick Facts

Population : 12,974 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
Different from : Dawson County, Dawson County, Dawes County, Dawson County
Area : 2336 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.2%
Land as percent of area : 99.8%
Named for : Dawson Massacre
Capital : Lamesa
Establishment : January 01, 1876
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 15:15:13 (27th October 2021)
Density : 6 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.62% (2010-2020)

Dawson County has 6 neighbours.

  • Lamesa

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Dawson County decreased by 6.62% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 13,833 - census
2011 13,747 -0.63% estimation process
2012 13,611 -1% estimation process
2013 13,219 -2.97% estimation process
2014 13,445 1.68% estimation process
2015 12,987 -3.53% estimation process
2016 12,999 0.09% estimation process
2017 12,744 -2% estimation process
2018 12,605 -1.1% estimation process
2019 12,728 0.97% estimation process
2020 12,974 1.9% estimation process

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People born in Dawson County (1)

Pablo Lucio Vasquez was born in Dawson County

Other places with the same name (4)

Dawson County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Lamesa 9,131 City in Texas, USA
Ackerly 234 City in Texas, United States
Los Ybanez 17 City in Dawson County, Texas, United States

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