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Question 1: As of the ________[1] of 2000, there were 9,501 people, 3,168 households, and 2,455 families residing in the city.
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Question 2: [4][5] Pecos claims to be the site of the world's first ________ on July 4, 1883.
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Question 3: [3] It is situated in the river valley on the west bank of the Pecos River at the eastern edge of the Chihuahuan Desert and the Trans-Pecos region of west Texas and near the southern border of ________.
New MexicoMontanaIllinoisColorado

Question 4: These towns were subsequently linked by the construction of U.S. Highway 80 and ________ 20.
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Question 5: Pecos is the largest city in and the county seat of Reeves County, ________, United States.
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Question 6: According to the ________, the city has a total area of 7.3 square miles (18.9 km²), all of it land.
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Question 7: The introduction of large scale ________ mining in adjacent Culberson County during the 1960s led to significant economic and population growth.
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Question 8: With the introduction of irrigation from underground aquifers, the city became a center of commerce for extensive local ________ production of cotton, onions and cantaloupes.
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