Winkler County, Texas
Winkler County Courthouse in 1910
|• Total||841 sq mi (2,180 km2)|
|• Land||841 sq mi (2,180 km2)|
|• Water||.2 sq mi (0.5 km2) .02%|
|• Density||8.5/sq mi (3.3/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
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.