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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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Petroleum company Magellan Midstream Partners (NYSE:MMP) and Plains All American Pipeline (NYSE:PAA) reported the launch of an open season to assess customer interest in a new origin in Grimes County, Texas for the BridgeTex pipeline to accept Eaglebine crude oil and condensate shipments.
An independent community bank, First State Bank of Bedias has served Grimes County, Texas, and surrounding counties for more than 100 years.
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.
First State Bank of Bedias is an independent community bank serving Grimes County, Texas and surrounding counties.
The well is located approximately 50 miles northwest of Houston in Grimes County, Texas.
The Ripsaw prospect is located in Grimes County, Texas and will be evaluated by a 5,100 feet test of an amplitude anomaly that has similar qualities to that which has proven to be productive in offsetting wells.
The Company continues its successful exploitation of the Austin Chalk formation in Giddings Field, in Grimes County, Texas.
The Company has re-started its successful exploitation of the Austin Chalk Formation in Giddings Field, in Grimes County, Texas.
GeoResources continues its successful exploitation of the Austin Chalk formation in the Giddings Field, Grimes County, Texas with its completion of the Keisler #2-H horizontal dual lateral well for an initial production rate in excess of 20 MMCFPD.
During the second quarter of 2008, GeoResources completed the Jeff Haynie #1-H as its second dual lateral well in the Austin Chalk formation in the Giddings Field, Grimes County, Texas.
During the first quarter of 2008, GeoResources continued its successful development of its Austin Chalk acreage through its horizontal drilling program in the Giddings Field, principally located in Grimes County, Texas.