Motley County

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Motley County, Texas

PO Box 660
Matador, TX 79244
Phone: (806) 347-2621
Fax: (806) 347-2220
www.co.motley.tx.us

In east-central TX panhandle, northeast of Lubbock; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Junius William Mottley (1812-36), signer of the TX Declaration of Independence (1836) who was killed at the Battle of San Jacinto. Clerical spelling error was allowed to stand

Area (sq mi):: 989.81 (land 989.38; water 0.43) Population per square mile: 1.30
Population 2005: 1,299 State rank: 246 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.90%; 1990-2000 -6.90% Population 2000: 1,426 (White 82.20%; Black or African American 3.50%; Hispanic or Latino 12.10%; Asian 0.10%; Other 8.90%). Foreign born: 3.30%. Median age: 44.40
Income 2000: per capita $16,584; median household $28,348; Population below poverty level: 19.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,447-$20,647
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.00% Median travel time to work: 18.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Martin & Matocha (1992) trapped for 10 trap nights and characterized a burrow where a single Texas kangaroo rat was trapped in association with a fence row adjacent to a gravel county road in Motley County, Texas.
The Texas kangaroo rat, Dipodomys elator, from Motley County, Texas, with notes on habitat attributes.
These agreements cover 11,100 acres located on the Eastern Shelf of the Midland Basin in Dickens County, Texas and 2,800 acres located on the Matador Arch in southwest Motley County, Texas.
TSX VENTURE:MXM) ("Maxim") is pleased to announce that they have acquired an interest in 1390 acres in the new and emerging prolific Pennsylvanian Sands play in the Palo Duro Basin in Motley County, Texas.
The first of these agreements covers 40,000 acres located on the Matador Arch in southwest Motley County, Texas, while the second covers 36,000 acres located on the Eastern Shelf in Dickens County, Texas.
A new Pleistocene local fauna from Motley County, Texas.
Maxim") (TSX VENTURE:MXM) is pleased to announce that they have entered into a "Letter of Intent" to acquire an interest in 1390 acres in the new and emerging prolific Pennsylvanian Sands play in the Palo Duro Basin in Motley County, Texas.
Elsewhere on the company's mineral holdings, an independent operator has proposed a 3,500 foot Permian reef test located on the Matador Arch in Motley County, Texas.