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Lubbock County, Texas

US county information
NameLubbock County
StateTexas
SeatLubbock
US Area
Total Area901 sq mi (2333.6 km2)
Land Area899 sq mi (2328.4 km2)
Water Area1 sq mi (2.6 km2)
Population278831 (2010)
Density104/km2 (269.4/sq mi)
Founded1851

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Lubbock County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, the population was 242,628. Its county seat is Lubbock . Lubbock is named for Thomas Saltus Lubbock, a Confederate colonel and Texas Ranger (some sources give his first name as Thompson).

Lubbock County, along with neighboring Crosby County, form the Lubbock Metropolitan Statistical Area. The county is also part of the Lubbock - Levelland Combined Statistical Area.


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