San Jacinto County

San Jacinto County, Texas

1 State Hwy 150 Rm 2
Coldspring, TX 77331
Phone: (936) 653-2324
Fax: (936) 653-8312

In east-central TX, northwest of Beaumont; organized Aug 13, 1870 from Liberty County. Name Origin: For the San Jacinto River, which runs through the county; site of the battle that eventually won Texan independence from Mexico (1836). Spanish 'Saint Hyacinth' for the many water lilies

Area (sq mi):: 627.90 (land 570.65; water 57.25) Population per square mile: 43.50
Population 2005: 24,801 State rank: 101 Population change: 2000-20005 11.50%; 1990-2000 35.90% Population 2000: 22,246 (White 80.80%; Black or African American 12.60%; Hispanic or Latino 4.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.50%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 40.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,144; median household $32,220; Population below poverty level: 18.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,965-$20,589
Unemployment (2004): 6.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.60% Median travel time to work: 42.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 72.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Holcomb, a resident of San Jacinto County, said that after he filed a complaint with Paxton's office, Waller County sued in an attempt to bully him.
Adjacent counties are Walker County, San Jacinto County, Liberty County, Harris County, Waller County, and Grimed County.
killed the deer in San Jacinto County in East Texas, while hunting a 12,000-acre cattle ranching operation he and nine other hunters had begun leasing several years earlier.
Located roughly an hour's drive from the concrete jungles of Houston, San Jacinto County offers some decent whitetail turf, but it is not well known for kicking out bragging-sized bucks.
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District Attorney Richard Countiss of San Jacinto County has said that the jurors in Megan Winfrey's 2009 trial had also considered her seemingly suspicious behavior when they convicted her, a decision he said should stand.
Less than a month after the murder, the San Jacinto County sheriff called in Deputy Keith Pikett, a self-trained canine handler from nearby Fort Bend County.
Sheriff Lacy Rogers of San Jacinto County suspected the Winfreys almost immediately.