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Hudspeth County (Tex.)

LC control no.n 81050037
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Geographic headingHudspeth County (Tex.)
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Geographic subdivision usageTexas--Hudspeth County
Variant(s)Hudspeth Co., Tex.
Darlington County (Tex.)
Turney County (Tex.)
See alsoEl Paso County (Tex.)
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Beginning date1917-02
Associated countryUnited States
Associated placeTrans-Pecos (Tex. and N.M.)
Found inGillerman, E. Fluorspar deposits of ... 1953.
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (adm2; 31°28ʹ00ʺN 105°18ʹ02ʺW)
Handbook of Texas, via Texas State Historical Association website, viewed August 8, 2019 (Hudspeth County, in the Trans-Pecos region of far-western Texas, is bordered by New Mexico to the north, the Mexican state of Chihuahua to the south, El Paso County to the west, and Culberson and Jeff Davis counties to the east; county's center lies at approximately 31°32ʹ north latitude and 105°28ʹ west longitude; county was officially organized from eastern El Paso County in February 1917. It was first to have been called Darlington County, then Turney County, before it was finally named for state senator Claude Benton Hudspeth of El Paso)
Geographic area coden-us-tx