Goliad County

Goliad County, Texas

127 N Courthouse Sq
Goliad, TX 77963
Phone: (361) 645-3294
Fax: (361) 645-3858
www.goliadcogovt.org

In southeastern TX, north of Corpus Christi; original county; organized Mar 17, 1836 (prior to statehood) from Old Mexican Municipality. Name Origin: Probably originally of biblical origin from Goliath; also believed to be an anagram from Hidalgo (minus the silent h), referring to Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (1753-1811), the first promotor of Mexican independence from Spain. Applied to a presidio by the 1829 Congress of Coahuila and Texas.

Area (sq mi):: 859.35 (land 853.52; water 5.83) Population per square mile: 8.30
Population 2005: 7,102 State rank: 188 Population change: 2000-20005 2.50%; 1990-2000 15.90% Population 2000: 6,928 (White 59.40%; Black or African American 4.80%; Hispanic or Latino 35.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 12.20%). Foreign born: 2.80%. Median age: 40.20
Income 2000: per capita $17,126; median household $34,201; Population below poverty level: 16.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,555-$21,737
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 30.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In recent days, Pat Calhoun has found himself reassuring jittery residents of Goliad County that there is nothing to fear about Jade Helm 15, a planned military training exercise that has become a fascination of conspiracy theorists.
Operating in Goliad County since 1980, Coleto Creek Power provides electricity to about 400,000 homes, employs 85 operators and staff, and is a part of GDF SUEZ Energy North America, which manages a range of energy businesses in the U.
Federal immigration agents are looking into the human smuggling aspect of the case, while public safety authorities are investigating the cause of the crash in Goliad County, about 150 miles northeast of the Mexican border.
AUSTIN, Texas -- Hart InterCivic, a leading national provider of election voting systems, management products and services, announced today it will supply Goliad County, Texas and Brazoria County, Texas with electronic poll books that will replace the paper precinct rosters used for checking in voters on Election Day.
With the addition of the compelling Longhorn Project to the Company's pipeline of projects, it was decided, based on a complete evaluation of last summer's drilling campaign, to release the Channen Project in Goliad County.
Two more exploration permits are being processed, one in Bee County and the other in Goliad County and both sought by Uranium Energy.
Ramos Survey, A-241, Goliad County, Texas from Tyner Exploration, Inc.
Additionally, we continue to explore other acquisition and development opportunities that have potential for increasing reserves and production, and to that end, we plan to participate in the drilling of a development well in Goliad County, Texas.
Allied is an independent oil and natural gas producer involved in the exploration, development, production and sale of oil and gas derived from properties located in Calhoun and Ritchie Counties, West Virginia and Goliad County, Texas.
Texas Allied Petroleum is also pleased to announce the successful recompletion of the Loeher #5 well in Goliad County, Texas .
AUSTIN, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uranium Energy Corp (NYSE AMEX: UEC, "the Company") is pleased to announce that on June 5, 2009, the United States District Court issued an order dismissing the lawsuit filed by Goliad County commissioners against the Company.
The project consists of a base-load, coal-fired generation facility with a net capacity of 632 MW, a coal-blending facility and five coal trains located in Goliad County, TX.