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Montague County, Texas

US county information
NameMontague County
StateTexas
SeatMontague
US Area
Total Area938 sq mi (2429.4 km2)
Land Area931 sq mi (2411.3 km2)
Water Area7 sq mi (18.1 km2)
Population19117 (2000)
Density8/km2 (20.7/sq mi)
Founded1858

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Montague County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 19,117. Montague is named for Daniel Montague, a surveyor and soldier in the Mexican-American War. The seat of the county is Montague .

On September 26, 2009, an historical marker on the Chisholm Trail was unveiled at the site of Red River Station in Montague County. The 5.5-foot concrete marker is the last of twelve erected in Montague County as part of a joint project of the Texas Lakes and Trails and the Montague County Historical Commission to outline the Chisholm Trail.


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