Grimes County

Grimes County, Texas

PO Box 209
Anderson, TX 77830
Phone: (936) 873-2662
Fax: (936) 873-2056
www.co.grimes.tx.us

In east-central TX, east of Austin; organized Apr 6, 1846 from Montgomery County. Name Origin: For Jesse Grimes (1788-1866), signer of the TX Declaration of Independence (1836) and legislator (1836-37; 1841-45)

Area (sq mi):: 801.16 (land 793.60; water 7.56) Population per square mile: 31.70
Population 2005: 25,192 State rank: 100 Population change: 2000-20005 7.00%; 1990-2000 25.10% Population 2000: 23,552 (White 62.70%; Black or African American 20.00%; Hispanic or Latino 16.10%; Asian 0.30%; Other 7.80%). Foreign born: 5.00%. Median age: 38.10
Income 2000: per capita $14,368; median household $32,280; Population below poverty level: 16.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,852-$18,712
Unemployment (2004): 7.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 32.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Texas Central is planning a third station in Grimes County to serve the Brazos Valley region, including College Station.
Additionally, NGR will add a second rig this month to drill the first of 400 or more potential horizontal locations in its Eagle Ford play in Grimes County.
An independent community bank, First State Bank of Bedias has served Grimes County, Texas, and surrounding counties for more than 100 years.
customers in the Shiro area of Grimes County can expect to see contract workers removing vegetation that could cause problems for their electric service.
The 36-inch expansion provides 20,000 horsepower of compression to the 30-inch section of the ETC Katy pipeline, which extends from the Partnership's Grimes County compressor station to the Katy natural gas trading hub.
This was the second night running Oakfield had just missed out on glory as they were knocked out of the Alan Grimes county seven-a-side competition the night before having won two matches.
Twelve eastern wild turkey hens were captured in January 1994, translocated, and released into Grimes County, Texas, under the direction of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department biologists.
On January 8th, a skunk wandered into the gymnasium of Anderson Elementary School in Grimes County, Texas.
s newly built 800-MW natural gas-fired electric generation plant in Grimes County.
Resources for inmates with mental health issues are scarce in the law enforcement and corrections community, said Grimes County Sheriff Don Sowell, president of the Sheriffs' Association of Texas, especially in the state's many rural jails.
CenterPoint Energy is responsible for constructing and maintaining the southern portion of the line, known as the Brazos Valley Connection, which will run from Harris to Grimes County.