Coke County

Coke County, Texas

PO Box 150
Robert Lee, TX 76945
Phone: (325) 453-2631
Fax: (325) 453-2650

In central TX, southwest of Abilene; organized Mar 13, 1889 from Tom Green County. Name Origin: For Capt. Richard Coke (1829-97), Confederate Army officer, TX governor (1874-76), and U.S. senator (1876-94)

Area (sq mi):: 927.97 (land 898.81; water 29.17) Population per square mile: 4.00
Population 2005: 3,612 State rank: 218 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.50%; 1990-2000 12.90% Population 2000: 3,864 (White 79.70%; Black or African American 1.90%; Hispanic or Latino 16.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 9.10%). Foreign born: 2.80%. Median age: 43.30
Income 2000: per capita $16,734; median household $29,085; Population below poverty level: 13.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,319-$19,023
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.60% Median travel time to work: 23.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Mayor John Jacobs of Robert Lee, a city in Coke County, one of the 13 counties that would get water under the V.
In 2007, Texas cancelled a pounds 6million contract with GEO and closed the Coke County Juvenile Justice Centre, citing filthy conditions, sexual abuse claims and padlocked emergency exits.
Coke County, Wildcat Fire near Grape Creek - 130,000 acres , 10 percent contained
The most proximal record is in Coke County (Schmidly 2004).
GEO") announced today that the Texas Youth Commission has renewed GEO's contract for the continued management and operation of the 200- bed Coke County Juvenile Justice Center for two years beginning September 3, 2004 and ending August 31, 2006.
The pipeline originates in Hemphill County and terminates south in Coke County, TX.
In Coke County, Texas, the Sadie #2A was drilled to a total vertical depth of 6,425 feet and is waiting on completion, and the Sadie #1B was drilled to a total vertical depth of 6,325 feet and subsequently plugged as the core analysis did not warrant completion.
That history includes the closure of GEO's Coke County Juvenile Justice Center in 2007 following reports of horrific conditions, sexual abuse and youth suicides.
Comprehensive county plant surveys have been completed for several counties in the West Texas area; King (1975) in Coke County, Eckhardt (1975) in Tom Green County, Hutchins (1968) in Garza County, and Collins (1966) in Ector and Midland counties.
The sale included the Jameson Gas Plant located in Coke County, Texas, and its associated natural gas gathering system, consisting of approximately 2,300 miles of pipeline spanning 14 counties on the eastern shelf of the Permian Basin in West Texas.
In Coke County, Texas, the Sadie #2A was drilled to a total vertical depth of 6,425 feet and is waiting on completion and the Sadie #1B is currently drilling below 4,600 feet towards a total vertical depth of 6,500 feet.
The unexpected part was that there were nearly as many judges as people at the Coke County Park recreation hall.