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Terry County, created
in 1876, but not organized until 1904.
is named for Benjamin Franklin Terry, a colonel in the
The county line just west of Lynn County,
and the railroads which have penetrated Lubbock and Lynn
counties have been an important factor in directing settlement
toward Terry County. During the last ten years considerable
progress has been made in the improvement of land for farming
purposes, and the breaking up of the large pastures has
already begun. The county seat is Brownsfield, near the center
of the county, and there are several other small villages,
including Gomez. The population of the county in 1890
was 21, and 48 in 1900. By 1910 the county had 1,474
Cities, Towns and Populated
* Meadow *
Johnson * Gomez *Brownfield *
Foster * Union *
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