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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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.
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.
At 5 percent, Lampasas County has the state's highest rate, with 182 exempted students.
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.
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.
The project rejected by the PUC would have run from a power station in Lampasas County to Gillespie 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 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.
Her grandfather had settled in Lampasas County in 1892, having come from Arkansas.