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Dickens County, Texas

PO Box 120
Dickens, TX 79229
Phone: (806) 623-5531
Fax: (806) 623-5319

In the southeastern TX panhandle, east of Lubbock; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For J. Dickens (?-1836), killed at the Alamo

Area (sq mi):: 905.21 (land 904.21; water 1.00) Population per square mile: 2.90
Population 2005: 2,646 State rank: 231 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.20%; 1990-2000 7.40% Population 2000: 2,762 (White 67.20%; Black or African American 8.20%; Hispanic or Latino 23.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 14.10%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 39.20
Income 2000: per capita $13,156; median household $25,898; Population below poverty level: 17.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,407-$16,250
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.00% Median travel time to work: 20.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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60 by 60 cm and on top of a sheet of corrugated metal roofing in the town of Dumont, Dickens County, Texas.
A trapping program was implemented to sample rodents seasonally in Dickens County, Texas, from June 2008 to April 2009.
As evidenced by the success we had in the fourth quarter of 1997 on our Pitchfork Ranch mineral holdings in Dickens County, Texas, this discovery indicates to us that 3-D seismic technology, if implemented properly, can be successful in finding commercial oil fields on Toreador mineral holdings, especially in those areas that have been underexplored.
The overall agreement covers 130,000 acres of the Pitchfork Ranch, including all of Toreador's mineral interest under the Pitchfork in Dickens County, Texas that is not currently held by production nor under lease or option.
These agreements cover 11,100 acres located on the Eastern Shelf of the Midland Basin in Dickens County, Texas and 2,800 acres located on the Matador Arch in southwest Motley County, Texas.
The first of these agreements covers 40,000 acres located on the Matador Arch in southwest Motley County, Texas, while the second covers 36,000 acres located on the Eastern Shelf in Dickens County, Texas.
In central Dickens County, Texas, a large independent operator has been assembling a lease block including some of Toreador's minerals and has conducted 2-D seismic operations over a portion of this acreage block.
Sullivan "D" 12-3 Pitchfork-Toreador well located on the Pitchfork Ranch, Dickens County, Texas had logged approximately seven feet of net Tannehill pay and had been successfully drill stem tested.
This well is a successful confirmation for the Getaway Canyon Field located on the Pitchfork Ranch, Dickens County, Texas.