Mentone

Name:

Mentone

County:

Loving

Zip Code:

79754

Latitude / Longitude:

31°42’23″N 103°35’54″W

Elevation:

2,684 ft (818 m)

Time Zone:

Central (CST) (UTC-6)

Comments:

Mentone (/”m”n’to”n/) is a small town in Loving County, Texas, United States. As the county’s only community, it serves as the county seat and has a 2010 population of 19, almost a quarter of the county’s 82 people. Mentone was until recently the least-populated unincorporated county seat in the United States, but lost that distinction with the 2010 census to Gann Valley, South Dakota, which has a population of 14. It was designated a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark in 1967 as the “Smallest County Seat in Texas”.

Remains:

Mentone is located at an elevation of 2,684 feet (818 m). It is situated on State Highway 302, 75 miles west of Odessa.

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