Dickens, Texas

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Dickens is a city in and the county seat of Dickens County, Texas, United States.wikipedia
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Dickens County, Texas

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Dickens is a city in and the county seat of Dickens County, Texas, United States.
Its county seat is Dickens.

Charles Weldon Cannon

Charles Cannon
Charles Weldon Cannon (1915–1997), a Dickens County native, made his famous boots and saddles in Dickens.
Charles Weldon Cannon, known as Tooter Cannon (January 14, 1915 – March 14, 1997 ), was a widely recognized manufacturer of boots and saddles in rural Dickens, Texas.

U.S. Route 82

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U.S. Route 82 passes through Dickens, leading east 30 mi to Guthrie and west 62 mi to Lubbock.
After climbing out of Blanco Canyon, US 82 eventually exits the Llano Estacado and enters the rolling plains near Dickens, Texas.

Texas State Highway 70

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Texas State Highway 70 crosses the west side of town, leading north 28 mi to Matador and southeast 34 mi to Jayton.
In Dickens County, SH 70 serves as the northern terminus of SH 208 and passes through the east and north side of Spur before reaching Dickens and an intersection with US 82 / SH 114.

Spur Independent School District

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Dickens is served by the Spur and Patton Springs Independent School Districts.
In addition to Spur, the district also serves the community of McAdoo and a portion of Dickens, as well as rural areas in western and southern Dickens County.

Patton Springs Independent School District

Patton Springs
Dickens is served by the Spur and Patton Springs Independent School Districts.
In addition to Afton, the district serves a portion of Dickens as well as rural areas in northeastern Dickens County.

Area code 806

806
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County seat

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Dickens is a city in and the county seat of Dickens County, Texas, United States.

Texas

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Dickens is a city in and the county seat of Dickens County, Texas, United States.

2000 United States Census

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The population was 286 at the 2010 census, down from 332 at the 2000 census.

Saddle

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Charles Weldon Cannon (1915–1997), a Dickens County native, made his famous boots and saddles in Dickens.

Guthrie, Texas

Guthrie
U.S. Route 82 passes through Dickens, leading east 30 mi to Guthrie and west 62 mi to Lubbock.

Lubbock, Texas

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U.S. Route 82 passes through Dickens, leading east 30 mi to Guthrie and west 62 mi to Lubbock.

Matador, Texas

Matador
Texas State Highway 70 crosses the west side of town, leading north 28 mi to Matador and southeast 34 mi to Jayton.

Jayton, Texas

Jayton
Texas State Highway 70 crosses the west side of town, leading north 28 mi to Matador and southeast 34 mi to Jayton.

United States Census Bureau

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According to the United States Census Bureau, the city of Dickens has a total area of 2.5 km2, all of it land.

Census

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As of the census of 2000, there were 332 people, 133 households, and 88 families residing in the city.

Population density

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The population density was 340.1 people per square mile (130.8/km²).

Race and ethnicity in the United States Census

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The racial makeup of the city was 94.58% White, 4.52% from other races, and 0.90% from two or more races.

Marriage

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There were 133 households out of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.4% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.1% were non-families.

Per capita income

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The per capita income for the city was $13,024.

Poverty threshold

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About 15.5% of families and 20.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.3% of those under age 18 and 21.9% of those age 65 or over.

Köppen climate classification

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According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Dickens has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.

Semi-arid climate

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According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Dickens has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.