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Garza County, Texas

PO Box 366
Post, TX 79356
Phone: (806) 495-4430
Fax: (806) 495-4431
www.garzacounty.net

In south-central TX panhandle, southeast of Lubbock; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Geronimo Garza, a colonizer who founded San Antonio

Area (sq mi):: 896.19 (land 895.56; water 0.63) Population per square mile: 5.60
Population 2005: 5,002 State rank: 203 Population change: 2000-20005 2.70%; 1990-2000 -5.30% Population 2000: 4,872 (White 56.70%; Black or African American 4.80%; Hispanic or Latino 37.20%; Asian 0.10%; Other 20.30%). Foreign born: 6.30%. Median age: 35.10
Income 2000: per capita $12,704; median household $27,206; Population below poverty level: 22.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,723-$20,197
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.80% Median travel time to work: 16.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Oil and gas company Baron Energy Inc (Pink Sheets:BROE) reported on Monday the completion of its acquisition of an oil producing property in Garza County, Texas for an undisclosed value.
Steinocher, president and CEO, the company recently acquired a producing oil property in Garza County, Texas and own a 100% working interest in this Strawn formation producer.
On 21 July 1998 at 1330 hrs, on the North Fork of the Double Mountain Fork of the Brazos River in Garza County, Texas, mortality of cyprinids trapped in an isolated pool was observed as it occurred.
Abiotic variables measured 21 July 1998 on the North Fork of the Double Mountain Fork of the Brazos River in Garza County, Texas within isolated prairie stream pools.
In Garza County, Texas, Patterson completed the Company operated Slaughter No.
1 mi SE of Post, Garza County, Texas, one specimen of Spilogale putorius interrupta (TTU 17491).
3 mi S, 9 mi E of Justiceburg, Garza County, Texas, 10 June 1993, one specimen (TTU 11459); 4 mi S, 2 mi E of Justiceburg, Garza County, Texas, 18 April 1989, two specimens (TTU 11460-11461).
12 mi S of White River Lake, Garza County, Texas, 6 December 1982, one specimen (TTU 40657).
of Post, Garza County, Texas, 22 July 1993, one specimen (TTU 63408).
Chatterjee (1986) designated a type section for the Cooper Member two kilometers south of Cooper Creek, a tributary of the Double Mountain Fork of the Brazos River in Garza County, Texas (Fig.