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Parker County, Texas

US county information
NameParker County
StateTexas
SeatWeatherford
US Area
Total Area910 sq mi (2356.9 km2)
Land Area904 sq mi (2341.4 km2)
Water Area7 sq mi (18.1 km2)
Population116927 (2010)
Density49.9/km2 (129.3/sq mi)
Founded1855

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Parker County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 88,495; in 2005, its population was estimated to be 102,801, and in 2010, the Census reported a population of 116,927. The county is part of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Parker County is named for Isaac Parker, a state legislator who introduced the bill that established the county in 1855. The seat of the county is Weatherford.

The 1932 Republican gubernatorial nominee, Orville Bullington, was reared in Parker County.


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