Jeff Davis County, Texas

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Jeff Davis County, Texas
JeffDavisCountyCourthouse.jpg
Jeff Davis County Courthouse in Fort Davis
Location within Texas
Location within Texas
Map of the United States highlighting Texas
Texas's location within the U.S.
Founded1887
Named forJefferson Davis
SeatFort Davis
Largest communityFort Davis
Area
 • Total2,265 sq mi (5,866 km2)
 • Land2,265 sq mi (5,866 km2)
 • Water0.08 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population (est.)
 • (2015)2,156
 • Density1.0/sq mi (0.4/km2)
Congressional district23rd
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
Websitewww.co.jeff-davis.tx.us

Jeff Davis County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2010, 2,342 people lived there. The county seat is Fort Davis. The county is named for Jefferson Davis, the 23rd United States Secretary of War and President of the Confederate States of America.

Jeff Davis County was founded on March 15, 1887.

Geography[change | change source]

The county has a total area of 2,265 square miles (5,870 km2).

Bordering counties and municipios[change | change source]

Communities[change | change source]

Town[change | change source]

Census designated place[change | change source]

Unincorporated communities[change | change source]

  • Crow's Nest
  • Davis Mountains Resort
  • Limpia Creek Crossing
  • Mano Prieto

Former communities[change | change source]

  • Chispa
  • Madera Springs
  • Wendell