AskBiography Logo   Latest News  Follow Us on Twitter  Follow Us on Google Buzz  Became Fan - Facebook  Subscribe to RSSRSS   Bookmark and Share

Jeff Davis County, Texas

Jeff Davis County Texas
US county information
NameJeff Davis County
SeatFort Davis
US Area
Total Area2265 sq mi (5866.4 km2)
Land Area2265 sq mi (5866.4 km2)
Population2258 (2000)
Density0.4/km2 (0.97/sq mi)

     Home | County | Jeff Davis County Texas

Jeff Davis County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. It is named for Jefferson Davis, the president of the Confederate States of America. It is one of the nine counties that comprise the Trans-Pecos region of West Texas. In 2000, its population was 2,207, and 2,258 by 2009. Its seat is Fort Davis.

The county contains the 270000 acre (1092.7 km2) Texas Davis Mountains American Viticultural Area, though only about 50 acre (0.2 km2) is currently under vine. The McDonald Observatory is located near Fort Davis, and is owned by the University of Texas at Austin.

Warning: simplexml_load_file( [function.simplexml-load-file]: failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.0 410 Gone in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Warning: simplexml_load_file() [function.simplexml-load-file]: I/O warning : failed to load external entity "" in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Fatal error: Call to a member function children() on a non-object in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 260