Stinnett is a city and county seat of Hutchinson County, Texas, United States. As of the2000 census, the city population was 1,936.
Hutchinson County Courthouse
Location of Stinnett, Texas
|Coordinates: 35°49′34″N 101°26′37″W|
Stinnett is located at (35.826231, -101.443617). According to theUnited States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2), all of it land.
Stinnett was established in 1901 by A.P. (Ace) Borger, better known as the founder of Borger, a larger community in the county. In 1926, Stinnett replaced Plemons, which later became aghost town, as the Hutchinson County seat. The courthouse, built in 1927 in the Spanish Renaissance style, was financed from petroleum money. The structure, designed by thearchitect W.F. Townes, consists of brown brick and cut white stone.
The City of Stinnett is served by the Plemons-Stinnett-Phillips Consolidated Independent School District.