Maverick County

Maverick County, Texas

PO Box 4050
Eagle Pass, TX 78853
Phone: (830) 773-2829
Fax: (830) 752-4479
www.maverickcounty.org

On the southwestern border of TX, southeast of Del Rio; organized Feb 2, 1856 from Kenedy County. Name Origin: For Samuel Augustus Maverick (1803-70), Republic of TX patriot, rancher, and legislator. Many of his cattle went unbranded and were stolen, thus the word 'maverick' to describe a stray animal or a person with no attachment to a place or group

Area (sq mi):: 1291.74 (land 1280.08; water 11.66) Population per square mile: 40.00
Population 2005: 51,181 State rank: 58 Population change: 2000-20005 8.20%; 1990-2000 30.00% Population 2000: 47,297 (White 3.40%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 95.00%; Asian 0.40%; Other 28.30%). Foreign born: 37.80%. Median age: 27.80
Income 2000: per capita $8,758; median household $21,232; Population below poverty level: 34.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $11,509-$12,774
Unemployment (2004): 15.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -8.10% Median travel time to work: 20.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Eagle Pass County seat (24,847)

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    References in periodicals archive ?
    Maverick County manager Ricardo Moniz made the grand total of 17 changes to his last two starting line-ups, revealing he has no problem shuffling the pack because of the size of his squad.
    For several years, residents in Maverick County have waged a war against a company that wants to mine low-grade coal on 6,300 acres of land in this impoverished borderland, citing fears of environmental and health problems.
    The Target Acreage is primarily situated in Maverick County, Texas, U.
    Harvest Pipeline is the operator of pipeline systems which run through the Eagle Ford trend from Maverick County to San Patricio County.
    6 miles E Southland (TTU 54553, TTU 54557, TTU 54571); Jeff Davis County, 10 miles W Fort Davis (ACUNHC 451); Kimble County, Texas Tech University Center at Junction (TTU 71105-71106); Loving County, 1 mile E Mentone (ACUNHC 501-502); Maverick County, 4 miles E Eagle Pass (ACUNHC 616); Maverick County, 6 miles E Eagle Pass (ACUNHC 594); Maverick County, 12 miles E Eagle Pass (ACUNHC 597); Maverick County, 15 miles N Eagle Pass (ACUNHC 618-619, ACUNHC 622, ACUNHC 624-625, ACUNHC 628-630, ACUNHC 642, ACUNHC 657, ACUNHC 662, ACUNHC 697, ACUNHC 702-703); Taylor County, 2 miles N Lake Abilene (ACUNHC 780); Val Verde County, Langtry (Eagle Nest Canyon) (ACUNHC 257); Val Verde County (LVT 603/AY926409); Val Verde County, 12 miles N Del Rio (ACUNHC 585, ACUNHC 588-591, ACUNHC 635).
    Similar incidents occurred in 2005 in Maverick County and in 2006 in Webb County in which ticks were found on cattle after being found earlier on deer.
    Similar incidents occurred in 2005 in Maverick County and in 2006 in Webb County, where ticks were found on cattle after being found earlier on deer.
    The Exploration Company (Nasdaq:TXCO), San Antonio, has released a drilling update on the 95,000-acre Comanche lease in Maverick County, Texas.
    IBC and NBC have depository institutions that compete directly in three Texas banking markets, the San Antonio banking market, the Maverick County banking market, and the Laredo banking market.
    From the fact that Eagle Pass is in Maverick county, Texas.
    The population of the Eagle Pass and Piedras Negras metropolitan area approximates 200,000, providing a solid base for trade and tourism that is complemented by agriculture and oil/gas production in the surrounding Maverick County.
    Following a three-hour hearing in the 126th Civil District Court on Tuesday, Judge Darlene Byrne said she would render a decision on the permit by the end of March, said George Baxter, vice president of the Maverick County Environmental and Public Health Association.