Zapata County

Zapata County, Texas

PO Box 789
Zapata, TX 78076
Phone: (956) 765-9915
Fax: (956) 765-9933
www.zapatausa.com

On the southwestern border of TX, southeast of Laredo; organized Jan 22, 1858 from Starr and Webb counties. Name Origin: For Col. Antonio Zapata (?-1840), an officer in the Mexican army and a rancher

Area (sq mi):: 1058.10 (land 996.76; water 61.34) Population per square mile: 13.40
Population 2005: 13,373 State rank: 149 Population change: 2000-20005 9.80%; 1990-2000 31.30% Population 2000: 12,182 (White 14.50%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 84.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 15.20%). Foreign born: 24.10%. Median age: 30.70
Income 2000: per capita $10,486; median household $24,635; Population below poverty level: 35.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $12,210-$13,847
Unemployment (2004): 7.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 22.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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He later tweeted that the Zapata County Sherrif Sigifredo Gonzalez had confirmed the report.
Comstock also reported on its exploratory well drilled in the Fandango field in Zapata County in South Texas.
Site visits to five other populations demonstrated that many bladderpod were present and either in fruit or flower in early 2001, 2002, 2003, and that one population in an urban development in Zapata County may have been extirpated (D.
She used endangered species displays at community events like the Zapata County Fair, helped host a conservation summer camp for kids, and organized landowner meetings to discuss endangered species issues in Webb, Zapata, and Start counties.
AUSTIN, Texas -- Fitch Ratings has taken the following rating action on Zapata County, TX's bonds:
Tiffany Hartley told Zapata County authorities Mexican pirates shot her husband David Hartley, 30, in the head while the two were sightseeing on the Mexican side of the international body of water.
Zapata is a growing city and our economic growth reflects the buzz in our market," said Peggy Umphres, President of the Zapata County Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Center, "Our economy has grown an average of 5.
White-collared seedeaters were studied at two sites in Zapata County, Texas.
The college's district encompasses the City of Laredo (rated 'AA-' by Fitch), with its service area covering three counties in total: Webb, Jim Hogg, and Zapata County.
The Zapata County Sheriff's Office, the Texas Department of Public Safety and the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department are telling boaters on Falcon Lake to stay on the United States side of the lake and not venture into Mexican waters," said a statement released today by the Texas DPS.
Legend Natural Gas II - Laredo Field in Webb County, TX for $4,250,000 and La Perla Field in Zapata County, TX for $600,000.
AUSTIN, Texas -- In the course of routine surveillance, Fitch Ratings affirms its 'A-' rating on Zapata County, TX's $14.