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Floyd County, Texas

US county information
NameFloyd County
StateTexas
SeatFloydada
US Area
Total Area993 sq mi (2571.9 km2)
Land Area992 sq mi (2569.3 km2)
Water Area1 sq mi (2.6 km2)
Population6446 (2010)
Density3/km2 (7.8/sq mi)
Founded1876

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Floyd County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2010, its population was 6,446. It is named for Dolphin Ward Floyd, who died on his 32nd birthday, March 6, 1836, defending the Alamo. The seat of the county is Floydada .

The Matador Ranch, based in Motley County, once reached into Floyd County as well.


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