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Brewster County, Texas

201 W Ave E
Alpine, TX 79830
Phone: (432) 837-3366
Fax: (432) 837-6217

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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Classification of slope and elevation for vegetation associations at Elephant Mountain WMA, Brewster County, Texas, 2000-2001.
MATERIALS AND METHODS--During autumn 2009 and spring 2010, I assessed assemblages of rodents along the Rio Grande in Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas, preceding a planned release of the leaf beetle (Diorhabda elongata).
According to Schmidly (2004) these species are uncommon in the Trans-Pecos and have not been documented in BBNP or Brewster County, Texas.
The species was originally described by Specian & Ubelaker (1974) from the Big Bend Canyon lizard (Sceloporus merriami merriami) in nearby Brewster County, Texas.
Reassessing a lizard survey in Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas.
Observations were made on the natural history of the gray shrew, Notiosorex crawfordi, from Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas.
Sites at Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas, were collected as part of a biodiversity survey of desert ants and inquilines of the park (Clark, 2006; Clark et al.
Within the United States, pocketed free-tailed bats have only been reported from Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas, along with localities in southern California, southern Arizona and southeastern New Mexico (Schmidly 1991; Davis & Schmidly 1994).
Both sites were large, unobstructed, spring-fed water sources along intermittent creeks in the lowland regions of Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas (Tornillo Creek 13R 68[degrees]40'70"E, 32[degrees]29'95"N and Terlingua Creek 13R 63[degrees]55'12"E, 32[degrees]31'03"N).
However, following the first confirmed breeding by this species in 1982 (Williams 1982a), populations in Big Bend National Park and Alpine, Brewster County, Texas rapidly increased during the late 1980s (Lasley & Sexton 1988).