Terry County

Terry County, Texas

500 W Main St Rm 105
Brownfield, TX 79316
Phone: (806) 637-8551
Fax: (806) 637-4874
www.co.terry.tx.us

In southwestern TX panhandle, southwest of Lubbock; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Col. Benjamin Franklin Terry (1821-61), a Confederate army officer

Area (sq mi):: 890.93 (land 889.88; water 1.06) Population per square mile: 14.00
Population 2005: 12,419 State rank: 154 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.70%; 1990-2000 -3.50% Population 2000: 12,761 (White 49.80%; Black or African American 5.00%; Hispanic or Latino 44.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 18.20%). Foreign born: 7.20%. Median age: 35.00
Income 2000: per capita $13,860; median household $28,090; Population below poverty level: 23.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,907-$23,782
Unemployment (2004): 6.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 18.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 22.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Cliff Bingham, the state's sole certified organic grapegrower, has the only Vermentino in Texas on 11 acres in Terry County south of Lubbock.
There's even a young planting of Albarino in Terry County.
The Terry County Co-oP Gin of Brownfield, Texas, found that when they first got the diver it conditioned very wet cotton so well that only 11% was classed below grade, compared to 100% of a similar batch that was dried before the belt diver was installed.
The new call management system in Texas was installed at Terry County Law Enforcement Center, a 176 bed facility in Brownfield.
CEO Paul Burgess said, "The Terry County facility marks our entry into the state of Texas, where we see strong growth potential for our services.
Pinksheets: WWNG) -- a holding company that was created to acquire oil and gas service companies as well as oil and gas-related assets -- announced that the Company has gone forward with the signing of a letter of intent which would lead to the production of wells in Terry County, Texas.
In contrast, Terry County, located southwest of Lubbock, saw the lowest voter turnout in the state at only 18.
Pink Sheets: WWNG) - a holding company that was created to acquire oil and gas service companies as well as oil and gas-related assets - announced that the Company has signed a Letter of Intent for the Producing Wells in Terry County, Texas.
The Wiser Oil Company (NYSE:WZR) today announced the execution of a contract to sell CO2 from the Company's Wellman Unit tertiary recovery project in Terry County, Texas.
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 1, 1998--The Wiser Oil Company (NYSE:WZR) today announced that it has acquired additional working interest in the Wellman Unit, which is located in Terry County, Texas.