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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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An independent community bank, First State Bank of Bedias has served Grimes County, Texas, and surrounding counties for more than 100 years.
Encore's management team was also responsible for constructing a pipeline system in Grimes County, Texas that delivered gas from multiple horizontal wells to an Atmos Energy connection.
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.
In 2005, a jury in Grimes County, Texas, found the Lycoming engines division of Providence, RI-based Textron liable for fraud, and ordered the company to pay approximately $96 million to Navasota, Texas-based Interstate Southwest Ltd.
The Tom Haynie Unit #1H, located in Grimes County, Texas, has been successfully completed and placed on production.
Facilities financed and now in construction are: Tenaska Frontier Generation Station in Grimes County, Texas, an 830 MW facility expected to begin commercial operation in June 2000; the Tenaska Gateway Generating Station in Rusk County, Texas, an 845 MW facility expected to begin commercial operation in June 2001, and the Tenaska Georgia Generating Station, a 936 MW peaking facility whose first phase is expected to begin operation in June 2001.
First State Bank of Bedias is an independent community bank serving Grimes County, Texas and surrounding counties.
April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Seneca Resources Corporation, the exploration and production subsidiary of National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE: NFG), today announced the successful completion of the Thomas Ranch #1-H Well in Grimes County, Texas.
27 /PRNewswire/ -- GulfWest Oil Company (Nasdaq: GULF; BSE: GFW), announced today that its subsidiary, Setex Oil & Gas Company, has successfully re-entered and horizontally drilled the Powledge #1 well in the Madisonville Field, Grimes County, Texas.
The well is located approximately 50 miles northwest of Houston in Grimes County, Texas.
owns 20% of the Frontier Project, an 830-megawatt gas fired combined cycle generating plant located in Grimes County, Texas.