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Nolan County, Texas

100 E 3rd St Suite 108
Sweetwater, TX 79556
Phone: (325) 235-2462
Fax: (325) 236-9416
www.co.nolan.tx.us

In north-central TX, west of Abilene; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Philip Nolan (1771-1801), an American agitator in Spanish-held TX, killed by Spanish soldiers

Area (sq mi):: 913.93 (land 911.98; water 1.94) Population per square mile: 16.30
Population 2005: 14,878 State rank: 138 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.80%; 1990-2000 -4.80% Population 2000: 15,802 (White 66.30%; Black or African American 4.70%; Hispanic or Latino 28.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 16.70%). Foreign born: 4.20%. Median age: 37.40
Income 2000: per capita $14,077; median household $26,209; Population below poverty level: 21.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,036-$21,683
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 16.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Sweetwater County seat (10,882)

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    The 283-MW (net Duke capacity) Sweetwater Windpower Project in Nolan County, Texas
    announces the drilling of the Thornberg #1 in Nolan County, Texas.
    3-MW wind turbines for the Champion wind farm in Nolan County, Texas, in 2007.
    Identified oligacanthorhynchid species in reptile paratenic hosts from the United States have only been recorded by Elkins & Nickol (1983) from southern Louisiana and Bolette (1997) from Nolan County, Texas.
    In Nolan County, Texas, the Spires 126 2H was drilled to a total measured depth of 9,000 feet, including a 2,000 foot lateral, and completed open hole and un-stimulated.
    Trailblazer Energy Center in Nolan County, Texas, is expected to be the first commercial scale, conventional coal-fueled power plant in the world to capture a significant portion of its CO2.
    In Nolan County, Texas, the Spires 126 2H recently reached a total measured depth of approximately 9,000 feet, including a 2,000 foot lateral.
    JNC will utilize the stranded natural gas being produced in and around Nolan County, Texas, for this particular interconnection, which for the entire project is approximately 1.
    Duke Energy is also a 50 percent owner of the Sweetwater Project in Nolan County, Texas -- one of the largest wind projects in operation in the world.
    In Nolan County, Texas, the Spires 126-1H was drilled to a total measured depth of 9,645 feet, including a 2,300 foot lateral in the Strawn formation, and completed with an acid wash.
    The Catamount acquisition includes 300 megawatts of renewable energy in operation, including an interest in the Sweetwater project in Nolan County, Texas - one of the largest wind projects in the world.
    In Nolan County, Texas, Abraxas drilled the Spires 149-1 to a total vertical depth of 7,300 feet.