Brewster County

Brewster County, Texas

201 W Ave E
Alpine, TX 79830
Phone: (432) 837-3366
Fax: (432) 837-6217
www.co.brewster.tx.us

On southwestern border of TX, southwest of Odessa; organized Feb 2, 1887 from Presidio County. Name Origin: For Henry Percy Brewster (1816-84), TX soldier, secretary to Sam Houston (1836), and attorney general of TX (1847-49)

Area (sq mi):: 6192.78 (land 6192.61; water 0.18) Population per square mile: 1.50
Population 2005: 9,079 State rank: 173 Population change: 2000-20005 2.40%; 1990-2000 2.10% Population 2000: 8,866 (White 53.10%; Black or African American 1.20%; Hispanic or Latino 43.60%; Asian 0.40%; Other 17.30%). Foreign born: 6.90%. Median age: 36.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,183; median household $27,386; Population below poverty level: 18.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,674-$23,440
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.00% Median travel time to work: 12.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 8.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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3 who was swept away by fast currents in the Rio Grande River in south Brewster County.
Mary Bell Lockhart - the county chairwoman of the Democratic Party in Brewster County, near the far west end of Hurd's sprawling district - said she had no problem with O'Rourke's road trip with Hurd.
EDT - Police were searching for suspects in southwest Texas on Thursday after a reported shooting at Alpine High School, a Brewster County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman (http://www.
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In 1942, the state of Texas purchased many of the cattle and goat ranches that comprised much of southern Brewster County, and gave them to the federal government for creation of the first national park in Texas (Maxwell, 1985).
eastward to Horse Canyon of Black Gap Wildlife Management Area of Brewster County (M.
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Situated in the middle of Brewster County, right off Highway 91, it's a town where the "shopping mall" is a general store that sells veggies and fruit along with auto parts.
Moving to Brewster County, the largest county in Texas, David Kaczynski chose a desolate area that Spanish conquistadors once labeled ``despoblado'' - or unpopulated.
They figure they can just show up and condemn your land," Tom Beard, an aggrieved Brewster County landowner, told the Tribune last July.
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