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Archer County, Texas

US county information
NameArcher County
SeatArcher City
Largest cityArcher City
US Area
Total Area926 sq mi (2398.3 km2)
Land Area910 sq mi (2356.9 km2)
Water Area16 sq mi (41.4 km2)
Population8854 (2000)
Density3.7/km2 (9.6/sq mi)
Named forBranch Tanner Archer, a commissioner for the Republic of Texas
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Archer County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas, and was formed in 1858 from Fannin County. It is part of the Wichita Falls, Texas, Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of 2005, the population estimate is 9,095, up from 8,854 in 2000. Its county seat is Archer City . Archer is named for Branch Tanner Archer, a commissioner for the Republic of Texas. (See List of Texas county name etymologies.)

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