Hockley County, Texas
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|• Total||909 sq mi (2,350 km2)|
|• Land||908 sq mi (2,350 km2)|
|• Water||.2 sq mi (1 km2) .02%|
|• Density||25.231/sq mi (9.742/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
Hockley County is a county in the state of Texas in the United States. In 2010, 22,935 people lived there. The county seat is Levelland. The county was named for George Washington Hockley, who was Secretary of War for the Republic of Texas.
References[change | change source]
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off.. pp. 158. http://books.google.com/books?id=9V1IAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA158#v=onepage&q&f=false.