Hockley County, Texas

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Hockley County
A cotton gin in Hockley County
A cotton gin in Hockley County
Map of Texas highlighting Hockley County.svg
Country  United States
State  Texas
County Seat Levelland
 • Total 909 sq mi (2,350 km2)
 • Land 908 sq mi (2,350 km2)
 • Water .2 sq mi (0.5 km2)  .02%
Population (2010)
 • Total 22,935
 • Density 25/sq mi (9.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Website www.co.hockley.tx.us

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.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 158.