|Yoakum County Texas Cities/Towns - Denver City, Plains (County Seat)
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Yoakum County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of 2000, the population was 7,322. Its county seat is Plains.
The county is named for Henderson King Yoakum, a Texas historian. The county contained primarily nomadic buffalo hunters and a few scattered ranchers until after 1900. The county organized in 1907, and population increased to 602 due to sale of state land deeds.