Carson County


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Carson County, Texas

PO Box 487
Panhandle, TX 79068
Phone: (806) 537-3873
Fax: (806) 537-3623
www.co.carson.tx.us

In the north-central TX panhandle, east of Amarillo; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Samuel Price Carson (1798-1838), signer of the TX Declaration of Independence (1836) and secretary of state of the Republic of TX (1836-38)

Area (sq mi):: 924.10 (land 923.19; water 0.91) Population per square mile: 7.10
Population 2005: 6,586 State rank: 192 Population change: 2000-20005 1.10%; 1990-2000 -0.90% Population 2000: 6,516 (White 90.60%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 7.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 5.40%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 38.90
Income 2000: per capita $19,368; median household $40,285; Population below poverty level: 7.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,917-$24,829
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 21.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 57.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Located in Carson County, 26 miles east of Amarillo, Texas, Grandview was formed as a joint venture between EC&RNA and GE Energy Financial Services.
Pattern Energy has completed the acquisition of 147 megawatts (MW) of owned interest in the 182 MW Panhandle 2 Wind facility, located in Carson County, Texas from Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) in a US$123.
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation and DCP Midstream, have jointly agreed to design and construct a natural gas liquids pipeline that will originate in the Denver-Julesburg (D J) Basin in Weld County, CO and extend 435 miles to Skellytown, TX in Carson County.
Carson came to be immortalized in statuary and Western place-names: Carson Pass, California; Carson City, Nevada; Kit Carson County, Colorado.
NYSE: EPD), Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) and DCP Midstream, LLC today announced an agreement to design and construct a new natural gas liquids ("NGL") pipeline that will originate in the Denver-Julesburg Basin ("DJ Basin") in Weld County, Colorado and extend approximately 435 miles to Skellytown, Texas in Carson County.
The project will create 250-300 construction jobs and 10-12 permanent jobs in Carson County.
Originating near Skellytown in Carson County, TX the 20-inch TEP mainline will extend 580 miles to Enterprise's natural gas liquids fractionation and storage complex at Mont Belvieu and will provide access to other third-party facilities in the area.
The Kit Carson County Carousel in Burlington, Colorado, is famous for its meticulous detail--not to mention a mighty Wurlitzer Monster Military Band Organ.
The system originates in Carson County, Texas and transports purity products from the Mid-continent to Mont Belvieu, Texas, where Enterprise owns and operates approximately 100 million barrels of liquids storage capacity.
The project around 26 miles east of Amarillo in Carson County, will be equipped with 118 GE 1.
The Carousel Wind Farm will be so named because of its relative proximity to the Kit Carson County Carousel, an antique amusement ride and national historic landmark located in nearby Burlington, Colo.