The county of Mitchell is located in and was founded in 1881. There are 9,403 residents in Mitchell who have access to courthouses in Colorado City, Loraine. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. is part of the 5th federal circuit court as well.
There are 4,281 residents in Colorado City, which is 5.3 square miles and 2,067ft above sea level.
There are 656 residents in Loraine, which is 1.1 square miles and 2,267ft above sea level.