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Culberson County (Tex.)

LC control no.n 81072757
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Geographic headingCulberson County (Tex.)
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Geographic subdivision usageTexas--Culberson County
Variant(s)Culberson Co., Tex.
See alsoEl Paso County (Tex.)
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Beginning date1911
Associated countryUnited States
Associated placeTrans-Pecos (Tex. and N.M.)
Found inFlawn, P.T. The Hazel copper-silver mine, 1952.
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (adm2; 31°27ʹ00ʺN 104°35ʹ02ʺW)
Handbook of Texas, via Texas State Historical Association website, viewed August 8, 2019 (Culberson County is located in the Trans-Pecos region of West Texas. It is bordered by New Mexico to the north and by Hudspeth, Reeves, and Jeff Davis counties in Texas; county's center lies about thirty-six miles northeast of Van Horn at approximately 32°27ʹ north latitude and 104°29ʹ west longitude; in 1911 a new county, named after David B. Culberson, was separated from El Paso County)
Geographic area coden-us-tx