Grimes County

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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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The Covington-Upchurch well is valuable in de-risking our Iola-Grimes acreage position in Grimes County, TX where we have approximately 7,650 net acres.