Gaines County , Texas

Gaines County: County in Texas, United States

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

About

Gaines County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,526 and a population density of 5 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 21,996 inhabitants. Its county seat is Seminole. The county was created 145 years ago in 1875.

Map of Texas highlighting Gaines County locator map image
Map of Texas highlighting Gaines County
Map of Texas highlighting Gaines County locator map image

Geography

Gaines County is located at 32°44'27"N 102°38'7"W (32.7407300, -102.6351800). It has 6 neighbors: Lea County, Andrews County, Dawson County, Martin County, Terry County and Yoakum County.

Gaines County map

The largest city of Gaines County is Seminole with a population of 7,952. Other cities include and Seagraves population 2,994. See all Gaines County cities & populated places.

Weather

Gaines County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 79. more

Gaines County Quick Facts

Population : 21,996 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
Area : 3892 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.03%
Land as percent of area : 99.97%
Altitude : 3,294 feet / 1004 meters
Capital : Seminole
Establishment : January 01, 1876
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 19:02:54 (20th October 2021)
Density : 6 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 20.32% (2010-2020)
Weather : 79℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Gaines County has 6 neighbours.

  • Seminole

Demographics

The population of Gaines County increased by 20.32% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 17,526 - census
2011 17,908 2.13% estimation process
2012 18,307 2.18% estimation process
2013 18,807 2.66% estimation process
2014 19,335 2.73% estimation process
2015 20,217 4.36% estimation process
2016 20,446 1.12% estimation process
2017 20,553 0.52% estimation process
2018 20,820 1.28% estimation process
2019 21,492 3.13% estimation process
2020 21,996 2.29% estimation process

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People born in Gaines County (1)

American author and educator Paul Patterson was born in Gaines County

Other places with the same name (1)

Gaines County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Seminole 7,952 City in Texas, USA
Seagraves 2,994 City in Gaines County, Texas, United States

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