Slightly larger than the State of Rhode Island, Texas County is Missouri's
largest county at 1179 square miles.
Elevations in the county range between about 860 and 1350 feet above sea
The population density is 21 people per square mile.
The Ozark Divide runs through Texas County from southwest to north east.
All rainfall north and west of the Divide flows to the Missouri River and
all rainfall from south and east goes directly into the Mississippi River.
The larger towns in Texas County are:
Besides the County Offices, Houston has a large WalMart, two banks, two farm
stores, a grocery and several other small businesses.
Cabool 2000 population:
Licking 2000 population: 1,471