Uvalde County

Uvalde County, Texas

PO Box 284
Uvalde, TX 78802
Phone: (830) 278-6614
Fax: (830) 278-8692
www.uvaldecounty.com

In south-central TX, east of Del Rio; organized Feb 8, 1850 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Juan de Ugalde, Mexican army officer, civil and military governor of Coahuila and TX (1777); Indian fighter. The present spelling is a corruption of his name

Area (sq mi):: 1558.60 (land 1556.55; water 2.06) Population per square mile: 17.30
Population 2005: 26,955 State rank: 96 Population change: 2000-20005 4.00%; 1990-2000 11.10% Population 2000: 25,926 (White 32.70%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 65.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 23.70%). Foreign born: 11.20%. Median age: 32.20
Income 2000: per capita $12,557; median household $27,164; Population below poverty level: 24.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,669-$20,381
Unemployment (2004): 7.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 19.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Uvalde County seat (16,233)

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    27, at approximately noon, agents from the Uvalde Station arrived on the scene of a bail out the Uvalde County Sheriffs Office had the previous night on F.
    Uvalde County Sheriff Charlie Mendeke said Sunday that 19-year-old Dylan Westerburg gunned down his mother Friday in their home near Uvalde, about 85 miles (137 kilometers) west of San Antonio.
    Border Patrol agents at an immigration checkpoint in Uvalde County, Texas.
    The project would allow farmers and landowners in Uvalde County to lease their excess water--water they are already permitted to pump but do not need--to surrounding communities.
    The Uvalde Water Project would create a water company based in Uvalde County to develop, finance and operate a well field there and construct a regional water pipeline from Uvalde County to Bexar County.
    Loci of white-tailed deer astragalus assemblages by region Region n Astragali Age Central Missouri Boone County 97 Modern Callaway County 59 Prehistoric Central Texas Bell County 82 Modern Comal County 9 Prehistoric Coryell County 6 Prehistoric Hays County 2 Prehistoric Hill County 15 Prehistoric Travis County 2 Prehistoric Uvalde County 17 Prehistoric Val Verde County 7 Prehistoric Southeast Texas Chambers County 147 Prehistoric TABLE 3.
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    However, on August 23, 1995, a group led by the Medina and Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation Districts filed suit against the board members (who had yet to be sworn in).
    The predominantly rural district occupies 1,150 square miles approximately 80 miles west of San Antonio and serves most of Uvalde County as well as portions of Zavale and Real counties.
    The agent, with the assistance of a Uvalde County Sheriffs deputy initiated a vehicle stop.
    Located approximately 80 miles west of San Antonio, the district serves primarily Uvalde County and encompasses about 1,100 predominately rural square miles.