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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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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.
The open season will reportedly seek shipper support for the planned expansion of the 570-mile Skelly-Belvieu natural gas liquids pipeline, which originates in Carson County, Texas and transports purity products from the Mid-continent to Mont Belvieu, Texas, where Enterprise owns and operates about 100m barrels of liquids storage capacity.
Last year a family of four in Carson County, Texas, could not qualify for some types of housing assistance if its combined income exceeded $18,400: the 2001 limit is $26,000.
Project Location: Carson County, Texas, United States
Scope : Construction of the 182 MW Panhandle 2 Wind Farm in Carson County, Texas, United States
Description : Panhandle 2, a 182 MW wind project, is being built in Carson County, Texas, and consists of 79 Siemens 2.
The company took over the 149MW Grand project in southwestern Ontario and the 182MW Panhandle 2 scheme in Carson County, Texas.