McLennan County

McLennan County, Texas

PO Box 1727
Waco, TX 76703
Phone: (254) 757-5078
Fax: (254) 757-5146
www.co.mclennan.tx.us

In east-central TX, south of Fort Worth; organized Jan 22, 1850 from Milam, Robertson, and Navarro counties. Name Origin: For Neil McLennan (1777-1867), surveyor and pioneer

Area (sq mi):: 1060.23 (land 1041.88; water 18.34) Population per square mile: 215.60
Population 2005: 224,668 State rank: 21 Population change: 2000-20005 5.20%; 1990-2000 12.90% Population 2000: 213,517 (White 64.60%; Black or African American 15.20%; Hispanic or Latino 17.90%; Asian 1.10%; Other 11.50%). Foreign born: 6.10%. Median age: 31.90
Income 2000: per capita $17,174; median household $33,560; Population below poverty level: 17.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,716-$24,007
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 20.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Waco County seat (118,093)
  • Hewitt (12,679)

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    McLennan County Sheriff Parnell McNamara, on the emerging theory that the deadly shootout among biker gangs in Waco on Sunday might have been fueled by a dispute over a parking spot at the restaurant where they had gathered
    He was elected to two four-year terms as District Attorney of Waco, McLennan County, Texas, where he was active in the courtroom trying the most difficult and lengthy cases himself.
    The president is among 600 potential jurors who have been summoned to report to court on Monday in McLennan County, where his 1,600-acre Crawford ranch is located.
    Plus, the Waco school district's zero tolerance policy, the neighborhoods' citizen patrol efforts, community policing, and the Lighted Schools have all contributed to a reduction injuvenile crime rates in McLennan County for die first time since 1990.
    Populations of Otala lactea in McLennan County, Texas, were located by searching vegetation in vacant lots, roadsides, fencerows, railroad rights-of-way, and similar habitats.
    a joint venture between subsidiaries of Dynegy and LS Power Group, has completed a $1 billion financing transaction that will allow construction of the Sandy Creek Power Generation Facility in McLennan County, Texas to begin in the fourth quarter 2007.
    Gilad Edelman covered a story out of McLennan County, where defendants claiming their right to a court-appointed attorney are being investigated to verify they're poor enough to qualify.
    Kent of Chamblee Ryan defended FFE Transportation at trial, convincing a McLennan County district court jury that the plaintiff had pre-existing back problems and trouble with her eyesight.
    McLennan County chief deputy sheriff Randy Plemons said officers first arrested Mr Kirk because they thought he was drunk.
    Middle school students are often forgotten, " says Catherine Jordan, executive director of the McLennan County Youth Collaboration, the organization administering the program.
    WACO - In recent months, criminal defendants requesting a court-appointed lawyer in McLennan County have occasionally received something very different: a visit from a detective.
    McLennan County chief deputy sheriff, Randy Plemons, said officers first arrested Mr Kirk because they thought he was drunk.