Hansford County

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Hansford County, Texas

15 NW Court
Spearman, TX 79081
Phone: (806) 659-4110
Fax: (806) 659-4168

In north-central TX panhandle, northeast of Amarillo; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Gen. John M. Hansford (?-1844), TX district court judge (1840-42) and attorney general of TX

Area (sq mi):: 920.40 (land 919.80; water 0.60) Population per square mile: 5.70
Population 2005: 5,230 State rank: 201 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.60%; 1990-2000 -8.20% Population 2000: 5,369 (White 67.10%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 31.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 19.80%). Foreign born: 15.60%. Median age: 36.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,408; median household $35,438; Population below poverty level: 16.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,530-$34,080
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 15.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Under the agreement, the consortium has committed to funding the 150 MW Origin wind project located in Garvin, Murray and Carter counties in Oklahoma and the 200 MW Goodwell project in Texas County, Oklahoma and Hansford County, Texas.
4, 1919, in Hansford County, Texas, to Robert and Nellie Moore Thompson.
Located in Hansford County, Texas, the 20 MW Frisco project is in the Texas panhandle and is scheduled to be in commercial operation by the end of 2011.
Work has been completed on the 345-kilovolt double-circuit transmission line running from an Xcel Energy facility near Hitchland in northern Hansford County, Texas, to Woodward, Okla.
14, 1928, in Hansford County, Texas, to George and Alta Hitt John- son.
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It has properties in Osage County, Oklahoma and Hansford County, Texas.