Loving County, Texas
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|• Total||677 sq mi (1,750 km2)|
|• Land||669 sq mi (1,730 km2)|
|• Water||7.8 sq mi (20 km2) 1.1%|
|• Density||0.12/sq mi (0.047/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
The County is named for Oliver Loving, a cattle farmer who, along with Charles Goodnight, developed the Goodnight-Loving Trail. He died of wounds from Comanches while on a cattle drive in 1867 near the county.
References[change | change source]
- Blumenthal, Ralph (25 February 2006). "1 Cafe, 1 Gas Station, 2 Roads: America's Emptiest County" – via NYTimes.com.