Mitchell County, Texas

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Mitchell County
The Mitchell County Courthouse in Colorado City
The Mitchell County Courthouse in Colorado City
Map of Texas highlighting Mitchell County
Location within the U.S. state of Texas
Map of the United States highlighting Texas
Texas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 32°18′N 100°55′W / 32.3°N 100.92°W / 32.3; -100.92
Country United States
State Texas
Founded1881
SeatColorado City
Largest cityColorado City
Area
 • Total916 sq mi (2,370 km2)
 • Land911 sq mi (2,360 km2)
 • Water4.8 sq mi (12 km2)  0.5%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total9,403
 • Density10/sq mi (4/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district11th

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.