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Callahan County, Texas

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Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Cottonwood is approximately 65 (1990), 185 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 67 (2010).
The amount of land area in Cottonwood is 4.366 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Cottonwood to Washington DC is 1214 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 169 miles. (as the crow flies)
Cottonwood is positioned 32.45 degrees north of the equator and 96.39 degrees west of the prime meridian.


southeast of Abiline in central Texas. It is about eight miles from Cross Plains.
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History & History Related Items

The community was settled in the mid 1870's and named for the many Cottonwood trees in the area.

Here is a history page for Cottonwood. Here is another history page to try.
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Learn more about Cottonwood at this informative site.
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There are numerous other Cottonwoods in the state of Texas. They are located in Brazos County, Erath County, Henderson County, Kaufmann County, Liberty County, Madison County, Martin County, McLennan County and Upshur County.

The population of Cottonwood was:
1890 - 350
1915 - 300
1940 - 120
1980 - 651990 - 65

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