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Lamar County, Texas

US county information
NameLamar County
US Area
Total Area932 sq mi (2413.9 km2)
Land Area917 sq mi (2375 km2)
Water Area15 sq mi (38.9 km2)
Population49793 (2010)
Density20/km2 (51.8/sq mi)

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Lamar County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2010, its population was 49,793. Its county seat is Paris . The county is named for Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar, the second president of the Republic of Texas.

Lamar County, once heavily Democratic, is now represented in the Texas House of Representatives by the Republican Erwin Cain of Sulphur Springs, Texas.

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