Culberson County

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Culberson County, Texas

300 La Caverna St
Van Horn, TX 79855
Phone: (432) 283-2058
Fax: (432) 283-9234
www.co.culberson.tx.us

On the northwestern border of TX, east of El Paso; organized Mar 10, 1911 from El Paso County. Name Origin: For Col. David Browning Culberson (1830-1903), Confederate army officer, TX legislator, and U.S. representative (1875-97)

Area (sq mi):: 3812.71 (land 3812.46; water 0.25) Population per square mile: 0.70
Population 2005: 2,627 State rank: 232 Population change: 2000-20005 -11.70%; 1990-2000 -12.70% Population 2000: 2,975 (White 24.60%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 72.20%; Asian 0.60%; Other 29.80%). Foreign born: 15.60%. Median age: 32.80
Income 2000: per capita $11,493; median household $25,882; Population below poverty level: 25.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $13,913-$15,522
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.90% Median travel time to work: 13.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 8.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The 32-mile, 12-inch Avalon Extension pipeline will extend the Avalon pipeline, which runs from the PAA Avalon station in northwest Loving County to its Blacktip station in southeast Loving County, TX, into Culberson County, TX, and is capable of transporting up to 100,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil from northern Loving and Culberson Counties.
The 32-mile, 12-inch Avalon Extension pipeline will extend the Avalon pipeline, which runs from the PAA Avalon station in northwest Loving County to its Blacktip station in southeast Loving County, TX into Culberson County, TX, and transport up to 100,000 bpd of crude oil from northern Loving and Culberson counties.
Acquisition of 22,000 acres in Culberson County, TX, an emerging area of interest for the Barnett Shale and Woodford Shale and Atoka formations