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Mitchell County, Texas

Mitchell County features rolling terrain draining to the Colorado River with sandy, red, dark soils. Features Lake Colorado City, Mitchell County Reservoir and Champion Creek Reservoir. Local economy consists of government services, agribusiness, oil and some manufacturing.

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Average Price $350K
Lowest Price $350K
Highest Price $350K
Total Listings 1
Avg. Price/SQFT $0

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Where is Mitchell County, Texas?

  • Mitchell County is in the prairie of west central Texas, bounded on the east by Nolan County, on the south by Sterling and Coke counties, on the west by Howard County, and on the north by Scurry County. The county center is at 32°18' north latitude and 100°55' west longitude. Colorado City, the largest town, is in the northeastern part of the county, roughly 229 miles west of Fort Worth. The area was named for Asa and Eli Mitchell , prominent participants in the Texas Revolution.

  • The county embraces 912 square miles of prairieland surfaced mainly with sandy, red, and dark soils. The altitudes range from 2,004 to 2,616 feet above sea level. The main physical feature is the Colorado River, which enters the county from the north and flows through the center.

Adjacent Counties

  • Scurry County (north)
  • Nolan County (east)
  • Coke County (southeast)
  • Sterling County (south)
  • Howard County (west)
  • Borden County (northwest)

Sites and Attractions in Mitchell County 

  • At Lake Colorado City State Park water draws wildlife and humans here for respite from the dry West Texas climate. The park is south of I-20 between Midland and Abilene.  Many activities here feature the lake: fishing, swimming, and paddling. But that’s not all you can do. Set up camp or enjoy a picnic, hike, look for a geocache, take photographs, and watch for wildlife. Reserve a group site for your next gathering.
  • After suffering a fish kill in 2014, Champion Creek Reservoir has been on the recovery to the fishing it was once known for. When full, this is a 1,580-acre lake in the west-central part of the state, 5 miles south of Colorado City, TX. The lake has limited services at the lake, however it is a short drive to most amenities required for a relaxing fishing trip.
  • At the Heart of West Texas Museum exhibits include Lake Champion Mammoth fossils, Lone Wolf Creek Prehistoric Bison antiques, Kiowa Chief Lone Wolf Exhibit, Cowboy Displays and Branding Wall, Farm and Ranch Heritage, War exhibits featuring a WWII Norden Bombsite, Missouri & Pacific 13560 Caboose, Historically restored and period furnished Heritage House, and so much more!

Farming and Ranching in Mitchell County 

  • Temperatures in the county range from an average high of 96° F in July to an average low of 30° in January, rainfall averages 19.68 inches a year, and the growing season lasts 217 days. Lake Gregory, and Lake Butler, all of which are recreational sites. Wild china, live oak, willow cedar, black walnut, pecan, and other trees grow in the area; grasses include bunchgrass, shortgrass, grama, needlegrass, and Johnson grass. During the spring Mitchell County sports a variety of wildflowers, including buttercups, daisies, sunflowers, and honeysuckle.

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