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Childress County, Texas

US county information
NameChildress County
US Area
Total Area714 sq mi (1849.3 km2)
Land Area710 sq mi (1838.9 km2)
Water Area4 sq mi (10.4 km2)
Population7041 (2010)
Density4/km2 (10.4/sq mi)

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Childress County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 7,688. It is named for Jacob Hunter Childress, the author of the Texas Declaration of Independence. The seat of the county is Childress .

The Bradley 3 Ranch, operated by matriarch Minnie Lou Bradley, is entirely in Childress County but has a Memphis (Hall County) mailing address.

County and regional history is preserved in the Childress County Heritage Museum in downtown Childress.

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