Knox County, Texas

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Knox County, Texas

Knox County is located in the West Texas Rolling Plains. Land features sandy loam soils, Brazos and Wichita rivers, Lake Davis, Lake Catherine, and Truscott Brine Lake. Local economy consists of oil, agriculture and government services.

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Average Price $699K
Lowest Price $699K
Highest Price $699K
Total Listings 1
Avg. Price/SQFT $222

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Where is Knox County, Texas?

  • Knox County is in the Rolling Plains region of northwest central Texas, bordered on the north by Foard County, on the east by Baylor County, on the south by Haskell County, and on the west by King County. Its center point is 99°45' west longitude and 33°35' north latitude, about seventy-five miles north of Abilene. The county was named for Henry Knox, the secretary of war in George Washington's first cabinet. Knox County embraces 854 square miles of level to rolling, mesquite-covered plains, dissected by hilly ranges and eroded breaks; altitudes range from 1,401 to 1,646 feet above sea level. The area is drained by the North Wichita River along most of its northern border, and by the South Wichita and Upper Brazos rivers, which cross the county.
  •  As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,719. The county was created in 1858 and later organized in 1886. It is named for Henry Knox, an American Revolutionary War general. The 1932 Texas Republican gubernatorial nominee, Orville Bullington, resided in Knox County and served as county attorney early in his career. Knox County is represented in the Texas House of Representatives by the Republican James Frank, a businessman from Wichita Falls.

Adjacent Counties

  • Foard County (north)
  • Baylor County (east)
  • Haskell County (south)
  • King County (west)
  • Stonewall County (southwest)
  • Throckmorton County (southeast)

Sites and Attractions in Knox County 

  • The Baylor County Museum is located in Seymour with history and memorabilia from the first settlers of Baylor County to those citizens of Baylor County who have served our nation in the armed forces during various military campaigns.
  • The City of Seymour has applied and received grant monies to develop a pocket park just north of City Hall. The park features sound equipment from Free Notes Harmony Parks. These musical instruments are fun for all ages and stages of development. The idea was inspired from the sound installation at the Perot Museum in Dallas Texas.
  • The Whiteside Museum of Natural History is dedicated to inspiring every generation to embrace a positive future of limitless opportunities. By encouraging scientific exploration of our past and present world, and the immense cultural and scientific importance represented by the town of Seymour, Texas, the pathways to the future of our youth are infinite.
  • Copper Breaks State Park is a state park in Hardeman County, Texas, located approximately 12 miles south of Quanah, the county seat. It covers 1,898.8 acres and contains two small lakes and 10 miles of trails.

Farming and Ranching in Knox County

  • The area is drained by the North Wichita River along most of its northern border, and by the South Wichita and Upper Brazos rivers, which cross the county. The soils, ranging from black waxy to sandy loam, are good for both farming and stock raising. Temperatures range from an average minimum of 28° F in January to an average maximum of 98° in July. The annual rainfall is 24.64 inches, and the average growing season lasts 217 days.
  •  Knox County embraces 854 square miles of level to rolling, mesquite-covered plains, dissected by hilly ranges and eroded breaks; altitudes range from 1,401 to 1,646 feet above sea level.
 

 

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