Cochran County

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Cochran County, Texas

County Courthouse Rm 102
Morton, TX 79346
Phone: (806) 266-5450
Fax: (806) 266-9027

On the central western border of TX panhandle, west of Lubbock; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Robert Cochran (?-1836), a soldier killed at the Alamo

Area (sq mi):: 775.31 (land 775.22; water 0.09) Population per square mile: 4.20
Population 2005: 3,289 State rank: 222 Population change: 2000-20005 -11.80%; 1990-2000 -14.80% Population 2000: 3,730 (White 50.00%; Black or African American 4.50%; Hispanic or Latino 44.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 30.70%). Foreign born: 9.80%. Median age: 35.10
Income 2000: per capita $13,125; median household $27,525; Population below poverty level: 27.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,347-$23,034
Unemployment (2004): 7.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 18.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.70%

Cities with population over 10,000: None

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12,000 ha in southern Cochran County, Texas (33[degrees]43'N, 102[degrees]46'W).
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People have been reporting UFOs in the area," said Sheriff C J Richards, of Cochran County, Texas, after finding the carcass in March 1975.
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