Hemphill County

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Hemphill County, Texas

PO Box 867
Canadian, TX 79014
Phone: (806) 323-6212

On the northeastern border of TX panhandle, northeast of Amarillo; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Gen. John Hemphill (1803-62), chief justice of the TX supreme court (1846-58) and U.S. senator (1859-61)

Area (sq mi):: 912.06 (land 909.68; water 2.38) Population per square mile: 3.80
Population 2005: 3,422 State rank: 219 Population change: 2000-20005 2.10%; 1990-2000 -9.90% Population 2000: 3,351 (White 81.20%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 15.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 10.50%). Foreign born: 6.50%. Median age: 38.60
Income 2000: per capita $16,929; median household $35,456; Population below poverty level: 12.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,584-$37,096
Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 18.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The transaction includes the Buffalo Creek Plant for cryogenic gas processing, a gas gathering pipeline and associated trunk line in Hemphill County, Texas, which are due to come on stream in early 2014, as well as an amine treating facility and associated infrastructure in Washita County, Oklahoma.
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Breitling Oil and Gas Corporation, a United States-based independent exploration and production company, has drilled the Breitling-Buffalo Run #1H on July 10, 2011 in Hemphill County, Texas.
Energy company VAALCO Energy Inc (NYSE:EGY) announced on Thursday the acquisition of a 640 acre lease in the Granite Wash formation in Hemphill County, Texas.