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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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References in periodicals archive ?
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.
5 MW from the Majestic Wind Farm near Amarillo in Carson County, Texas.
Originating near Skellytown in Carson County, Texas, the 20-inch diameter TEP mainline will extend approximately 580 miles to Enterprise's natural gas liquids ("NGL") fractionation and storage complex at Mont Belvieu, Texas, and will provide access to other third-party facilities in the area.
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.
The total project, which is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2009 at a cost of approximately $25 million, involves diverting West Panhandle volumes from the Partnership's Stinnett Plant, located in Moore County, Texas to its Cargray Plant, located in Carson County, Texas and subsequently relocating the Stinnett Plant's high-efficiency cryogenic technology to the East Panhandle Arrington System, located in Hemphill County, Texas.
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Cano Petroleum (Amex:CFW), announced that the 100th District Court in Carson County, Texas entered final judgment today dismissing claims brought against Cano Petroleum, Inc.
and Anne Burnett Trust in Carson County, Texas arising from wildfires in the Texas Panhandle in March of 2006.
AMEX:CFW) ("Cano") today announced that it and certain of its subsidiaries have been named as defendants in a lawsuit by a local land and mineral owner, filed in state court in Carson County, Texas, seeking damages and other relief relating to the recent grass fires in the Texas panhandle.