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Fort Hancock, Texas

Coordinates: 31°17′30″N 105°51′37″W / 31.29167°N 105.86028°W / 31.29167; -105.86028
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Fort Hancock, Texas
Abandoned buildings along State Highway 20 in Fort Hancock
Abandoned buildings along State Highway 20 in Fort Hancock
Location of Fort Hancock, Texas
Location of Fort Hancock, Texas
Coordinates: 31°17′30″N 105°51′37″W / 31.29167°N 105.86028°W / 31.29167; -105.86028
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyHudspeth
Area
 • Total19.2 sq mi (49.7 km2)
 • Land18.9 sq mi (49.0 km2)
 • Water0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation
3,579 ft (1,091 m)
Population
 • Total1,052
 • Density55.52/sq mi (21.44/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
79839
Area code915
FIPS code48-26724[2]
GNIS feature ID1357587[3]

Fort Hancock is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Hudspeth County, Texas, United States. Its population was 1,052 at the 2020 census.[1] It is known for being close to the Mexico–United States border.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2020 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Fort Hancock CDP, Texas". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 9, 2024.
  2. "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.