Cooke County


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Cooke County, Texas

100 S Dixon St
Gainesville, TX 76240
Phone: (940) 668-5420
Fax: (940) 668-5440
www.co.cooke.tx.us

On the central northern border of TX, north of Fort Worth; organized Mar 20, 1848 from Fannin County. Name Origin: For Capt. William G. Cooke (1808-47), officer in the Texas War for Independence and quartermaster general (1839)

Area (sq mi):: 898.81 (land 873.64; water 25.17) Population per square mile: 44.50
Population 2005: 38,847 State rank: 74 Population change: 2000-20005 6.80%; 1990-2000 18.10% Population 2000: 36,363 (White 84.80%; Black or African American 3.10%; Hispanic or Latino 10.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 7.80%). Foreign born: 5.50%. Median age: 36.70
Income 2000: per capita $17,889; median household $37,649; Population below poverty level: 14.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,160-$25,560
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 25.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Gainesville County seat (16,361)

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    17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A Texas state district court jury in Cooke County has awarded a take-nothing defense verdict for Gainesville-based Texas Trailer Corporation after finding that the company did nothing improper in its testing of a prototype sand container in 2013.
    The Cooke County community of Gainesville, Texas was sharply divided between slaveholders and Confederacy supporters, as opposed to those who were indifferent or hostile to the Confederacy.
    And having Cooke County in a district that is essentially one hour away from NM is nuts.
    taylori in Texas as extending from Cooke County to Jefferson County excluding northeastern Texas and the Harrison County record (Fig.
    Comprising the eastern two-thirds of Cooke County, the district is located approximately 70 miles north of Dallas and five miles south of the Texas-Oklahoma border.
    Recent drilling results in Cooke County have expanded EOG's Core area from 150,000 to 160,000 net acres.
    NTMC's mission is to provide high quality healthcare which is accessible, personalized and affordable, in a fashion that will ensure continued availability to the residents of Cooke County.
    The four specimens listed herein from Cooke County were trapped in pastures and weedy roadside ditches on 13 March 1998.
    Browder Barnett Shale gas prospect, Cooke County, Texas: The Company has conducted a detailed geological review of the Company's interest in its Barnett Shale targeted Browder lease located in Cooke County, Texas.
    Pierco") of Oklahoma to drill on its "Browder" Barnett Shale Lease in Cooke County, Texas.
    Cooke County (locality unspecified), Texas, 13 October 1993, one male specimen (TTU 68627).
    Dalquest and Horner (1984) reported specimens from Cooke County and sightings in Montague and Wise counties.