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Texas Local Government Code - Section 5.901. Territorial Requirements For Incorporation As General-Law Municipality

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§ 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. Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987.

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