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Hale County, TX
The county was named for John C. Hale, soldier killed in the Texas revolution

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Hale County is one of 254 counties in Texas.

The county is in the Plainview metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 36,029. This was a decrease of  -1.57% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$31,280
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Hale County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Hale County was $21,965. This was an increase of 14.3% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 71% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Plainview
Of nation's counties, ranks No. 9 in production of cotton
(1997 Census of Agriculture)

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Ancestry & family history

6% of Hale County residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hale County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Hale County include Center Plains Cemetery, Hale Center Cemetery, Halfway Cemetery, Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery, IOOF Cemetery, Petersburg Cemetery, Plainview Cemetery, Plainview Memorial Park, Strip Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Hale County include Abernathy, Edmonson, Hale Center, Petersburg, Plainview ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Hale County include Wayland Baptist University ... View colleges

School districts in Hale County include Abernathy ISD, Cotton Center ISD, Hale Center ISD, Petersburg ISD, Plainview ISD ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Hale County include Abernathy Public Library, Hale Center Public Library, Inc, Petersburg Public Library, Unger Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Hale County include Plainview Daily Herald ... View newspapers

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Politics

Hale County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hale County political report.

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Travel

Hotels in Hale County include Best Western, Comfort Suites Plainview, Days Inn Plainview, Holiday Inn Express Ste Plainview, Super 8

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