Presidio County

Presidio County, Texas

320 N Highland Ave
Marfa, TX 79843
Phone: (432) 729-4812
Fax: (432) 729-4313
www.co.presidio.tx.us

On the central western border of TX, southeast of El Paso; organized Jan 3, 1850 from Bexar County. Name Origin: From Spanish for 'garrisoned fortress.'

Area (sq mi):: 3856.26 (land 3855.51; water 0.75) Population per square mile: 2.00
Population 2005: 7,722 State rank: 180 Population change: 2000-20005 5.70%; 1990-2000 10.00% Population 2000: 7,304 (White 14.80%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 84.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 14.70%). Foreign born: 35.80%. Median age: 32.80
Income 2000: per capita $9,558; median household $19,860; Population below poverty level: 36.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $13,446-$14,465
Unemployment (2004): 14.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -9.00% Median travel time to work: 17.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Delfin Lopez, a retired veteran walking out of the Presidio County courthouse Monday in Marfa, laughed when asked about the notion that Hurd is like Trump.
On October 22, Marfa Border Patrol agents in conjunction with Homeland Security Investigations Presidio Office and the Presidio County Sheriffs Office arrested five men from Mexico who were attempting to carry marijuana backpacks around the checkpoint south of Marfa.
neomexicana from Presidio County and for samples of the species from El Paso and Hudspeth counties, Texas.
The district is located in Presidio County, 287 miles southeast of El Paso on the Texas - Mexico border and encompasses 806 square miles.
Quaid and his wife, Evi, each posted $20,000 after spending several hours in the jail in Marfa, Presidio County Sheriff Danny Dominguez said.
neomexicana in Presidio County was reported by Axtell (1966) based on a specimen in the University of Kansas Museum of Natural History (KU 40264) from 36.
The agricultural Redford area is located in Presidio County, one of Texas' poorest, and local historian Enrique Madrid notes that the Rio Grande river had been used for generations as a casual crossing point of exchange between farming communities on both sides of the shore.
A new species, Drassyllus broussardi, is described from Presidio County, West Texas, USA.
If the Minimalist magic anticipated when the lights officially go on in the newest addition to Judd's desert museum-cum-Gesamtkunstwerk is at times a little overshadowed by all the schmoozing (festivities include dinner on Saturday evening and dancing in front of the Presidio County Courthouse), the convergence of two protean talents against an awe-inspiring vista fairly guarantees that the ado will be about something.
I was captured, not surrendered, and I'm ashamed I didn't die,'' Greg Paulson told reporters as he was being taken to the Presidio County Jail in Marfa.
Redford, Texas, population 200, lies between ridges of volcanic rock some 200 miles southeast of El Paso in Presidio County.
And if you're a Republican in Presidio County and forgot to cast an early ballot, you're in luck.