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Gray County, Texas

US county information
NameGray County
StateTexas
SeatPampa
US Area
Total Area929 sq mi (2406.1 km2)
Land Area928 sq mi (2403.5 km2)
Water Area1 sq mi (2.6 km2)
Population22535 (2010)
Density9/km2 (23.3/sq mi)
Founded1876

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Gray County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 22,744. Gray County is named for Peter W. Gray, a Confederate lawyer and soldier in the American Civil War. The seat of the county is Pampa .

Gray County is part of the Pampa Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Gray County was the center of the White Deer Lands Management Company, which ceased operations in 1957. The history of the company is the theme of the White Deer Land Museum in Pampa, but company archives are at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Canyon. Timothy Dwight Hobart, the White Deer land agent from 1903 1924, was elected mayor of Pampa in 1927.


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