Montague County

Montague County, Texas

PO Box 77
Montague, TX 76251
Phone: (940) 894-2461
Fax: (940) 894-3110
www.co.montague.tx.us

On the central northern border of TX, southeast of Wichita Falls; organized Dec 24, 1857 from Cooke County. Name Origin: For Daniel Montague (1798-1876), surveyor and veteran of the Mexican War

Area (sq mi):: 938.44 (land 930.66; water 7.78) Population per square mile: 21.10
Population 2005: 19,677 State rank: 119 Population change: 2000-20005 2.90%; 1990-2000 10.70% Population 2000: 19,117 (White 92.70%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 5.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.50%). Foreign born: 2.40%. Median age: 41.30
Income 2000: per capita $17,115; median household $31,048; Population below poverty level: 14.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,367-$22,983
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 30.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Even in North Texas' gas-rich Barnett Shale, where drilling activity has decreased significantly in recent years due to low natural gas prices, water use for fracking is still high in Montague County.
Both the Wise County and Montague County TEA Party groups have endorsed Dr.
The chase began when Texas officers in Montague County tried to pull over a known drug suspect and were fired on by someone inside the black Cadiliac.
4D), a left pterygopalatine tooth plate, all from the Antlers Formation at Greenwood Canyon, near Forestburg, Montague County, Texas (SMU Locality 21); and SMU 76360, a left pterygopalatine tooth plate from the Twin Mountains Formation at Jones Ranch, Hood County, Texas (SMU Locality 282).
In Montague County, a fire burned seventeen miles between Ringgold and Nocona, destroying forty homes.
The service area is predominately Cooke County, with additional patients coming from eastern Montague County, western Grayson County, northern Denton County, and southern Love County in Oklahoma.
The Barnett Shale in the leasehold correlates well and has a similar thickness to the Barnett Shale in southwestern Montague County which is currently being developed by companies such as EOG and Pioneer.
Notice the largest symbol is over the North Texas' Montague County, site of a massive fire in 2009 that destroyed 69 homes and burned 31,000 acres.
This species was found to be common from Montague County southeastward to Decatur.
With the formation of Clearfork, the company completed three acquisitions - conventional oil producing properties in North Texas, acreage prospective for the oil and liquids-rich Barnett Shale in Montague County, and acreage prospective for the Wolfberry play in Andrews County, Texas.
27 /PRNewswire/ -- JBH Consulting Group announced today that the Initial Production from its Chapman #1 well in Montague County, Texas is 50 Barrels of Oil.
On January 21, 2011 Imperial announced it had entered into an agreement with the mineral owner of approximately 35 acres and an existing wellbore in Montague County, Texas.