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Leon County, Texas

PO Box 98
Centerville, TX 75833
Phone: (903) 536-2352
www.co.leon.tx.us

In east-central TX, southeast of Waco; organized Mar 17, 1846 from Robertson County. Name Origin: For a Martin de Leon, or for Leon Prairie where a 'lion' was killed

Area (sq mi):: 1080.38 (land 1072.04; water 8.34) Population per square mile: 15.20
Population 2005: 16,344 State rank: 133 Population change: 2000-20005 6.60%; 1990-2000 21.10% Population 2000: 15,335 (White 80.60%; Black or African American 10.40%; Hispanic or Latino 7.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 5.90%). Foreign born: 4.20%. Median age: 42.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,599; median household $30,981; Population below poverty level: 15.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,049-$22,850
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 28.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Leon County, Florida

301 S Monroe St Suite 108
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Phone: (850) 487-2220
Fax: (850) 488-6293
www.co.leon.fl.us

In eastern end of FL panhandle; organized Dec 9, 1824 (prior to statehood) from Gadsden County. Name Origin: For Juan Ponce de Leon (1460-1521), Spanish colonial governor and discoverer of Florida while in search of the "fountain of youth."

Area (sq mi):: 701.78 (land 666.74; water 35.04) Population per square mile: 368.60
Population 2005: 245,756 State rank: 20 Population change: 2000-20005 2.60%; 1990-2000 24.40% Population 2000: 239,452 (White 64.10%; Black or African American 29.10%; Hispanic or Latino 3.50%; Asian 1.90%; Other 2.60%). Foreign born: 4.70%. Median age: 29.50
Income 2000: per capita $21,024; median household $37,517; Population below poverty level: 18.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,068-$28,109
Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 21.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 5.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Tallahassee County seat (156,612)

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    Leon County is seeking the services of qualified contractor to make improvements at Jackson View Landing in accordance with plans and specification developed by AMEC Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc.
    Tubbs held various positions at Burlington Resources including his most recent role managing the Deep Bossier drilling program in Robertson County and Leon County, both located in Texas.
    Leon County is seeking the services of a qualified Contractor to replace a mobile home for the Housing Services Division in accordance with the specifications provided in this solicitation document.
    of Leon County against the State of Florida Department of Health and
    Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA-' rating to the School Board of Leon County, Florida's $63.
    Leon County is seeking the services of a qualified vendor to construct a Multi-Use Trail project located in Section 7, Township 1 South, Range 1 East, in Leon County, Florida.
    The company, joined by Leon County, Florida, has filed a Notice of Appeal to the First District Court of Appeals.
    AMEX:GST) and (TSX:YGA) is pleased to announce that it has drilled the Wildman Trust #2 well located in Leon County, Texas to a total depth of 19,500 feet and, based on preliminary analysis of electric logs and gas shows encountered during drilling, the well encountered approximately 220 net feet of apparent pay with high indicated porosity in three separate middle Bossier sands and five separate lower Bossier sands.
    14 /PRNewswire/ -- Coastal Petroleum Company said Florida's Leon County Circuit Court has entered summary judgment against Coastal in an inverse condemnation suit against the State involving royalty-interest acreage.
    1 discovery well in Leon County, Texas has begun production from the Cotton Valley limestone, at the rate of 10 million cubic feet per day of natural gas, with a flowing tubing pressure of 8,800 pounds per square inch (psi).
    Radiology Associates of Tallahassee, a group of 19 local radiologists, has been performing diagnostic imaging services in Tallahassee, Leon County, and the surrounding areas since 1961.
    The purchase provides Nuevo with a 72 percent partnership interest in a 150-mile gas gathering system serving the Alabama Ferry area of Leon County, Texas.