Briscoe County


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Briscoe County, Texas

PO Box 555
Silverton, TX 79257
Phone: (806) 823-2134
Fax: (806) 823-2359
www.co.briscoe.tx.us

In the central TX panhandle, southeast of Amarillo; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Capt. Andrew Briscoe (1810-49), Republic of TX officer, signer of the TX Declaration of Independence (1836), and chief justice of Harrisburg, TX (1836-39)

Area (sq mi):: 901.59 (land 900.25; water 1.33) Population per square mile: 1.80
Population 2005: 1,644 State rank: 240 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.20%; 1990-2000 -9.20% Population 2000: 1,790 (White 73.70%; Black or African American 2.30%; Hispanic or Latino 22.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 14.40%). Foreign born: 4.90%. Median age: 39.90
Income 2000: per capita $14,218; median household $29,917; Population below poverty level: 16.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,669-$21,626
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.40% Median travel time to work: 18.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Recent testimony by Shell before the Public Utility Commission of Texas demonstrated the Briscoe County project could deliver the lowest-cost wind energy for consumers.
Caprock Canyons State Park Headquarters, which is 3 miles north of Quitaque, Briscoe County, Texas, can be used as a reference point.
This account represents the first record of Plecotus townsendii from Briscoe County.
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LOS ANGELES -- Victory Energy Corporation (OTCBB:VYEY) announced today as an integral part of its strategic plan, the Corporation is launching its Palo Duro Basin Prospect located in Briscoe County, Texas.
Laurance, President of Eldorado Exploration (Pink Sheets: EDEX) announced today that the company has completed an oil well in the Canyon Reef located in Briscoe County, Texas.
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truei comanche from south of Briscoe County have subsequently proven to be those of Peromyscus attwateri (cf.
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