Texas Counties in the Concho Valley
|• Total||42,410 km2 (16,376 sq mi)|
|• Total||157,721 |
There are variations of the region, but according to the Concho Valley Council of Governments, the Concho Valley consists of 13 county area encompassing 16,376 sq mi (42,414 km2).
The Concho Valley is located in West Texas in an area from the southwestern reaches of the Edwards Plateau and the northeastern edge of the Chihuahuan desert. The North Concho River and South Concho River merge to form the Concho River in San Angelo.
Many businesses and organizations use the term "Concho" or "Concho Valley", helping to form a regional identity in the area surrounding the Concho River. Some include the Boy Scouts of America Concho Valley Council, Concho Valley Council of Governments, Concho Valley Electric Cooperative, etc. The oldest is Fort Concho, built in 1867.
- "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 2015-03-14. Retrieved 2015-05-09.
- Julia Cauble Smith: Concho River from the Handbook of Texas Online. Retrieved 2010-05-18.
- "San Angelo (city) 2014 Population Estimates". US Census Bureau. Archived from the original on April 3, 2013. Retrieved February 23, 2015.