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Medina County, Texas

US county information
NameMedina County
US Area
Total Area1335 sq mi (3457.7 km2)
Land Area1328 sq mi (3439.5 km2)
Water Area7 sq mi (18.1 km2)
Population46006 (2010)
Density11/km2 (28.5/sq mi)

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Medina County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 39,304. Its seat is Hondo . The county is named for the Medina River.

The Medina Dam, the fourth largest in the nation when completed in 1913, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The irrigation project, creating Medina Lake, was built by 1500 skilled workers, mostly Mexican, who worked in shifts operating 24 hours a day to complete the dam in two years.

Medina County is part of the San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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