According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.3 square miles (8.5Square kilometers), all of it land. As of the census of 2000, there were 5,910 people, 2,082 households, and 1,590 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,762.3 inhabitants per square mile (681.2 Square kilometers). There were 2,337 housing units at an average density of 696.9 per square mile (269.3 Square kilometers). Seminole is a city in and the county seat of Gaines County in west Texas, United States. The population was 6,430 at the 2010 census. It is the birthplace of Country music singers Larry Gatlin and Tanya Tucker. Radio talk-show personality Randi Rhodes got her start in Seminole.