Mitchell County, Texas

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Mitchell County, Texas
Mitchell county courthouse 2009.jpg
The Mitchell County Courthouse in Colorado City
Location within Texas
Location within Texas
Map of the United States highlighting Texas
Texas's location within the U.S.
Founded1881
SeatColorado City
Largest cityColorado City
Area
 • Total916 sq mi (2,372 km2)
 • Land911 sq mi (2,359 km2)
 • Water4.8 sq mi (12 km2), 0.5%
Population
 • (2010)9,403
 • Density10/sq mi (4/km2)
Congressional district11th
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5

Mitchell County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2010, 9,403 people lived there. The county seat is Colorado City. The county was created in 1876 and founded in 1881.

Mitchell County has two lakes, Lake Colorado City and Lake Champion.