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Erath County, Texas

100 W Washington St County Courthouse
Stephenville, TX 76401
Phone: (254) 965-1482
Fax: (254) 965-5732

In north-central TX, southwest of Fort Worth; organized Jan 25, 1856 from Bosque and Coryell counties. Name Origin: For George Bernard Erath (1813-91), Indian fighter, Texas Ranger, and legislator

Area (sq mi):: 1089.80 (land 1086.33; water 3.47) Population per square mile: 31.40
Population 2005: 34,076 State rank: 84 Population change: 2000-20005 3.30%; 1990-2000 17.90% Population 2000: 33,001 (White 82.60%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 15.00%; Asian 0.40%; Other 9.10%). Foreign born: 7.30%. Median age: 31.40
Income 2000: per capita $16,655; median household $30,708; Population below poverty level: 16.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,227-$23,332
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 20.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Stephenville County seat (15,416)

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    and Cross Timbers and Prairies vegetational area (Correll and Johnston, 1979) in Erath County, Texas.
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    berlandieri were examined from Ellis County, Kansas (n = 10), Otero County, New Mexico (n = 13), Erath County, Texas (n = 14), and Lubbock County, Texas (n = 9).
    Baseline inventory and key to the trees, shrubs, and woody vines on Tarleton State University's Hunewell Ranch, Erath County, Texas.
    2004) reported an additional county record for Erath County, Texas, which is housed in the mammal collection at Tarleton State University (TSU 1264).
    Seven partial phyllodont toothplates from the Lower Cretaceous (Comanchean) Glen Rose Formation of Erath County, Texas, represent the largest collection of phyllodont toothplates known from a single locality in the state.