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)

  • See other counties in .
    References in periodicals archive ?
    Following his clearance from the hospital, Office of Field Operations (OFO) Special Response Team (SRT) operators assisted in transporting Boyes to Webb County jail pending the adjudication of his outstanding warrants.
    2015-CVT-00080648D-1 in 49th Judicial District Court, Webb County, TX, Gonzales, et al v.
    As proposed, the pipeline will connect HEP's existing Webb County Hub in South Texas directly to Escobedo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, and to the Mexican National Pipeline System (Sistema de Transporte Nacional Integrado) in Monterrey, Mexico.
    The pipeline named the Webb Pipeline, will have initial uncompressed capacity of about 300 MMcf/d, the company also initiated the construction of a 5 mile extension of its McMullen Pipeline to connect to the new pipeline, allowing gas sourced from Webb County to flow to its processing and fractionation complex near Corpus Christi, Texas.
    Specimens of the American porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum) and American black bear (Ursus americanus) have been obtained in Webb County, Texas.
    Meritage Midstream Services LLC is planning to build a new rich gas gathering system in Webb County, TX.
    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.
    Anderson, West Tennessee Detention Facility, Mason, Fernando White, Webb County Detention Center, Laredo, Texas.
    The company aims to complete three more wells in Webb County and merge them into the system by the end of 2010.
    15, 2007, then 75-year-old Dan Jarek (a Korean War veteran) of Moulton, Texas, was hunting with his son Glen on a low-fence ranch in Webb County when he shot this awesome 12-pointer.
    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.
    Similar incidents occurred in 2005 in Maverick County and in 2006 in Webb County, where ticks were found on cattle after being found earlier on deer.