Gonzales County

Gonzales County, Texas

1709 Sarah Dewitt Dr
Gonzales, TX 78629
Phone: (830) 672-2801
Fax: (830) 672-2636
www.co.gonzales.tx.us

In east-central TX, east of San Antonio; original county; organized Mar 17, 1836 (prior to statehood) from Old Mexican Municipality. Name Origin: For Col. Rafael Gonzales (1789-1857), provisional governor of Coahuila and TX (1824-26)

Area (sq mi):: 1069.82 (land 1067.75; water 2.07) Population per square mile: 18.30
Population 2005: 19,587 State rank: 121 Population change: 2000-20005 5.10%; 1990-2000 8.30% Population 2000: 18,628 (White 51.20%; Black or African American 8.40%; Hispanic or Latino 39.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 19.10%). Foreign born: 11.00%. Median age: 36.30
Income 2000: per capita $14,269; median household $28,368; Population below poverty level: 18.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,573-$25,014
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 24.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Southern Gonzales County- In Gonzales County, Lonestar's Harvey Johnson #1H-#6H continue to perform extremely well, with production from the six wells averaging 2,201 gross / 826 net BOEPD in the third quarter of 2015.
The Gonzales County Underground Water Conservation District, concerned about potential impacts on its water resources, had challenged Marathon's plans to convert a well - that had been drawing brackish water for oil and gas production - into a resting place for drilling waste.
The new rail terminal, located south of Interstate 10 in Harwood, Texas, and Santrol's second in Gonzales County, is serving the north central part of the shale play.
The premises in Gonzales County, Texas remains under quarantine, and the flock of approximately 6,608 broiler chickens were depopulated over the weekend.
A 40-year-old sergeant narcotics investigator with the Gonzales County Sheriff's Department was shot in the chest about 11:40 p.
ZaZa disclosed today that it successfully installed an artificial lift system on the Crabb Ranch A-1H well in Gonzales County, Texas.
Southern Gonzales County- In Gonzales County, Lonestar has drilled and completed the Harvey Johnson #4H-6H with an average perforated interval of 5,700 feet.
Under existing joint venture agreements, other non-operated working interest owners are expected to acquire approximately 17 percent of the net acreage in Gonzales County and approximately 46 percent of the net acreage in Lavaca County, increasing our Eagle Ford Shale acreage position by approximately 3,000 net acres to a total of approximately 30,000 net acres (approximately 40,100 gross acres).
While the Company continues to remain in a state of transition, we are actively looking for financing opportunities or other alternatives in order to participate in the drilling of the Karnes County, Texas wells in addition to developing our Gonzales County, Texas acreage.
The first five counties in the chart, along with Gonzales County, are all in South Texas' Eagle Ford Shale, where drilling activity is increasing daily.
In an effort to diversify and supplement its existing water sources, SAWS has identified both excess water supply of the corporation and the development of SAWS' own well field in western Gonzales County.
Following execution of a second farm-in, Lonestar has drilled 3 wells in Southern Gonzales County near its recent Harvey Johnson wells.