Andrews County

Andrews County, Texas

Andrews County, Texas

View of the Andrews County Courthouse in the town of Andrews.
Photograph Credit: Robert Plocheck.

Andrews County, in the southern High Plains, is bounded on the west by New Mexico, on the north by Gaines County, on the east by Martin County, and on the south by Winkler and Ector counties. The center of the county is at 32°18' north latitude and 102°50' west longitude, 110 miles southwest of Lubbock. Andrews County encompasses 1,504 square miles of level, rolling prairieland typical of the southern High Plains. Sandy soils predominate except in the east, where red clay loam is found. The elevation varies from 3,000 feet in the south to 3,400 feet in the north. The average annual rainfall is 14.37 inches, and temperatures range from a January average minimum of 30°F to a July average maximum of 96°F. The growing season is 213 days. The county's road network includes Highway 385 (north‑south), Highway 176 (west‑east), and Highway 115, which bisects the other roads at Andrews.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Place type

Andrews County is classified as a County

Altitude Range

2862 ft – 3570 ft

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Andrews County by the Numbers

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Population Counts

Andrews County
Pop. Year Source
18,705 2019 United States Census Bureau

Civilian Labor Counts

Andrews County
People Year Source
9,881 2019 Texas Workforce Commission

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Per Capita Income (USD) Year Source
$50,011 2019 U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

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Property Values

Andrews County
USD ($) Year Source
5,154,109,977 2019 State Property Tax Board

Retail Sales

Andrews County
USD ($) Year Source
265,333,504 2019 State Comptroller of Public Accounts

Wages

Andrews County
USD ($) Year Source
145,662,089 2019 Texas Workforce Commission

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Unemployment Percentage Year Source
10.0 2019 Texas Workforce Commission

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Rainfall (inches) Year Source
14.7 2019 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Min. (January Average, °F) Max. (July Average, °F) Year Source
30.7 94.8 2019 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Land Area

Andrews County
Area (square miles) Year Source
1,500.7 2019 United States Census Bureau

Total Area

Andrews County
Area (square miles) Year Source
1,501.1 2019 United States Census Bureau