Archer County

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Archer County, Texas

PO Box 815
Archer City, TX 76351
Phone: (940) 574-4615
Fax: (940) 574-2432
www.co.archer.tx.us

On the central northern border of TX, northwest of Ft. Worth; organized Jan 22, 1858 from Fannin County. Name Origin: For Dr. Branch Tanner Archer (1790-1856), TX legislator (1836) and secretary of war (1836-42)

Area (sq mi):: 925.78 (land 909.70; water 16.09) Population per square mile: 10.00
Population 2005: 9,095 State rank: 172 Population change: 2000-20005 2.70%; 1990-2000 11.00% Population 2000: 8,854 (White 93.30%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 4.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 4.20%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 38.10
Income 2000: per capita $19,300; median household $38,514; Population below poverty level: 9.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,317-$27,167
Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 23.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 63.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Schreiber Lease, located in Archer County, TX, originally developed in the 1930s has delivered more than 170,000 barrels of oil.
The Ray Lease, located in Archer County, TX, developed in the early 1960s has produced over 58,000 barrels of oil in a field that has produced over 11,000,000 barrels of oil.