Texas Local Government Code § 5.901. Territorial Requirements for Incorporation as General-Law Municipality




A community may not incorporate as a general-law municipality unless it meets the following territorial requirements:

(1) a community with fewer than 2,000 inhabitants must have not more than two square miles of surface area;

(2) a community with 2,001 to 4,999 inhabitants must have not more than four square miles of surface area;  and

(3) a community with 5,001 to 9,999 inhabitants must have not more than nine square miles of surface area.


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