Lampasas County

Lampasas County, Texas

409 Pecan St
Lampasas, TX 76550
Phone: (512) 556-8271
www.co.lampasas.tx.us

In central TX, southwest of Waco; organized Feb 1, 1856 from Bell and Travis counties. Name Origin: From a Spanish term meaning 'water lily.'

Area (sq mi):: 713.96 (land 712.04; water 1.92) Population per square mile: 27.60
Population 2005: 19,669 State rank: 120 Population change: 2000-20005 10.70%; 1990-2000 31.40% Population 2000: 17,762 (White 79.50%; Black or African American 3.10%; Hispanic or Latino 15.10%; Asian 0.80%; Other 9.40%). Foreign born: 6.00%. Median age: 36.90
Income 2000: per capita $17,184; median household $36,176; Population below poverty level: 14.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,844-$23,446
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 25.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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One day later, Grisham posted a video containing footage shot from an officer's dashboard camera during an arrest in Lampasas County.
In 1877 he arrested the Horrells, who were feuding with their neighbors, the Higgins party, thus ending their Lampasas County feud.
Durette-Desset & Santos (2000) identified a new species of trichostrongylid nematode, Carolinensis tuffi Durette-Desset & Santos from the small intestine of Peromyscus pectoralis at Colorado Bend State Park in Lampasas County, Texas.
5 March 2010 - S&P on Thursday upgraded to "stable" from "negative" its outlook on Lampasas County, Texas' general obligation debt underlying rating (SPUR), while affirming it at A-.
The celestine from Bull Creek, like all the other celestine occurrences in central Texas, including the Dana locality in Lampasas County, does not come from the Upper Cretaceous Austin Chalk but from the Lower Cretaceous Glen Rose Limestone.
The Populists' National Farmers Alliance and Industrial Union started with a meeting of seven people in a farmhouse in Lampasas County, Texas.
The heavily Democratic and rapidly growing Travis County doesn't have much in common with its neighbor about 80 miles to the northwest, the conservative and largely rural Lampasas County.
The park comprises 2,157 ha separated by the river into two sections, 245 ha east of the river in Lampasas County and 1,912 ha west of the river in San Saba County.
In April, the PUC rejected the LCRA's routing proposals for a different Hill Country line, from the Fredericksburg area in Gillespie County to Lampasas County, although that line could be revived.
The anti-power line crowd has been on a roll: In April, the state's Public Utility Commission, or PUC, which oversees the transmission build-out, rejected the route proposals for one of the LCRA's lines, which would have run from the Fredericksburg area to Lampasas County - the first such rejection issued by the commission.
Additionally (but not listed here), 16 specimens were collected from seven different locations in Lampasas County.
The lower jaws were salvaged from a hog-nosed skunk (TAIC 1615) 6 mi N, 1 mi E of Lampasas in Lampasas County (14 569278E, 3443980N) on 14 July 1996.