Webb County

Webb County, Texas

1000 Houston County Courthouse
Laredo, TX 78040
Phone: (956) 721-2500
Fax: (956) 726-6906

On the southwestern border of TX, west of Corpus Christi; organized Jan 28, 1848 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For James Webb (1792-1856), Republic of TX Attorney General (1839-41), legislator (1841-44), and judge (1854-56)

Area (sq mi):: 3375.53 (land 3356.83; water 18.69) Population per square mile: 66.90
Population 2005: 224,695 State rank: 20 Population change: 2000-20005 16.40%; 1990-2000 44.90% Population 2000: 193,117 (White 4.90%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 94.30%; Asian 0.40%; Other 17.00%). Foreign born: 29.00%. Median age: 26.50
Income 2000: per capita $10,759; median household $28,100; Population below poverty level: 31.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,070-$17,060
Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 21.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 3.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Laredo County seat (203,212)

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    Still unanswered, local activists say, are larger questions about how the relatively new water treatment plant operated by Webb County was allowed to fall into such disrepair that it became a public health threat, and whether any local officials might be held accountable.
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    4 billion federal initiative that will allow Webb County sheriff's deputies to travel to Mexico or Central American countries to train law enforcement peers.
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    Our objectives for this study were to determine which breeding and migrating species of owls and nightjars occur in northwestern Webb County, to determine relative abundances of species of owls and nightjars, and to determine use by these species of pond and river habitats.
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