Colorado County

Colorado County, Texas

PO Box 68
Columbus, TX 78934
Phone: (979) 732-2155
Fax: (979) 732-8852
www.co.colorado.tx.us

In east-central TX, west of Houston; original county; organized Mar 17, 1836 (prior to statehood) from Old Mexican Municipality. Name Origin: For the Colorado River, which flows through it; Spanish 'reddish brown' for the color of its waters from the soil and rocks on its banks

Area (sq mi):: 973.59 (land 962.95; water 10.64) Population per square mile: 21.50
Population 2005: 20,736 State rank: 111 Population change: 2000-20005 1.70%; 1990-2000 10.90% Population 2000: 20,390 (White 64.60%; Black or African American 14.80%; Hispanic or Latino 19.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 12.20%). Foreign born: 7.90%. Median age: 39.30
Income 2000: per capita $16,910; median household $32,425; Population below poverty level: 16.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,550-$24,243
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 26.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In a Colorado county, a slate of school board candidates who support public education over private school voucher schemes was elected Nov.
3 percent of its total population moved from abroad in the prior year and only 2 percent moved from another Colorado county.
com/2017/05/08/colorado-attorney-general-boulder-oil-gas-moratorium-lawsuit-dismissed/) Boulder County district judge dismissed a lawsuit Coffman filed against a Colorado county that was joined by the Colorado Oil and Gas Association and the Petroleum Institute.
Two western Colorado county commissioners will travel to Southern Oregon next week to advocate for a $5.
Pursuant to the first award, the company said construction of northbound auxiliary lanes on SH 71 in Colorado County, Texas will take place and the project includes earthwork, treated sub-grade, base and about 65,000 tonnes of asphalt paving.
2) Part of the context is that the board of another Colorado county, Douglas County, implemented a merit-based pay system last year, (3) and teachers in Jefferson County feared their board was following the "Douglas County playbook" in this matter and others.
has significantly boosted its Kansas ready mixed production capacity, acquiring Concrete Supply of Topeka/Builders Choice Concrete, while also extending its Houston presence by closing on Southwest Ready Mix and Colorado County Sand & Gravel.
The companies in question are Southwest Ready-Mix LLC and Colorado County Sand & Gravel Co LLC in Texas and Concrete Supply of Topeka/Builders Choice Concrete Inc in Kansas.
Reuters) - A left-leaning Colorado county defiantly issued marriage licenses to gay couples on Thursday, emboldened by a landmark decision by a regional appeals court that found in favor of same-sex marriage in neighboring Utah.
Mr Sandy spoke about developments in Burleson's Heintschel Field Project in Colorado County, Texas, as well as its other projects to an invite-only audience of high net-worth investors.
Doyle, on behalf of the Colorado County Clerks Association, went to the legislature, explained the new concept, and got the innovative idea passed in 2002.
Colorado County Commissioners awarded the construction bid for the new Courthouse Annex to Drymalla Construction Company at an open meeting on July 19.

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