Winkler County, Texas

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Winkler County
Winkler County Courthouse in 1910
Winkler County Courthouse in 1910
Map of Texas highlighting Winkler County.svg
Country United States
State Texas
County SeatKermit
Area
 • Total841 sq mi (2,180 km2)
 • Land841 sq mi (2,180 km2)
 • Water.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)  .02%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total7,110
 • Density8.5/sq mi (3.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Websitewww.co.winkler.tx.us

Winkler County is a county in the state of Texas in the United States. In 2010, 7,110 people lived there. The county seat is Kermit. It is named for Clinton M. Winkler, a Colonel in the Confederate Army. Music maker Roy Orbison completed High School in Winkler County.

History[change | change source]

Winkler County was created in 1887 and set up in 1910.

Geography[change | change source]

The county has a total area of 841 square miles.

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