Hardeman County Profile Hardeman County was created in 1858 from Fannin County, recreated in 1876 and organized in 1884. Hardeman County is named for pioneer Texas brothers, Bailey and T. J. Hardeman. Hardeman County is located between the Pease River on the south and Red River on the north, adjoining Oklahoma. The county has sandy and sandy loam soils. Wheat and cotton are the main crops, with beef cattle and stockers adding to the economy. Some sheep, goats, swine, and horses are also raised. Businesses include agri-business and some manufacturing. Hardeman County is not part of a metropolitan area. Its 2000 population of ;4724 is .23% of the population in Texas. The ethnic makeup of the county is 85.4% Anglo, 14.5% Hispanic, and 4.8% Black. In 1999, Hardeman County median household income was $28,312.00. For more information about Hardeman or any other Texas county, you can access the following: http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd. The Hardeman County Extension Agents cooperate with the Hardeman County Commissioners Court to plan, implement, and evaluate educational programs. Extension offers practical, how-to-education based on university research. For more information about educational programs offered through the Texas Cooperative Extension contact web site: http://texasextension.tamu.edu.
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