Blanco County

Blanco County, Texas

101 E Pecan Dr Po Box 65
Johnson City, TX 78636
Phone: (830) 868-7357
Fax: (830) 868-7788
www.co.blanco.tx.us

In south-central TX, west of Austin; organized Feb 12, 1858 from Gillespie and Comal counties. Name Origin: For the Blanco River, which runs through the south of the county; Spanish 'white'; origin uncertain

Area (sq mi):: 713.41 (land 711.24; water 2.16) Population per square mile: 12.80
Population 2005: 9,110 State rank: 171 Population change: 2000-20005 8.20%; 1990-2000 41.00% Population 2000: 8,418 (White 82.10%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 15.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 8.10%). Foreign born: 5.00%. Median age: 41.20
Income 2000: per capita $19,721; median household $39,369; Population below poverty level: 11.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,302-$27,473
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 31.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Southern Blanco County received a record 10 to 13 inches of rainfall in a 4- to 6-hour period that weekend.
Rangely is a CO2 flood located in Rio Blanco County, Colorado, and operated by Chevron.
Before he became a successful business owner with his three brothers in Rio Blanco County, Brad Adee was a frequent out-of-state visitor, fly fisherman and elk hunter in northwestern Colorado.
SJWTX signed the purchase agreement with BMWD on 17 November 2009, which was later amended to provide for, among other things a faster closing, the company said that this adds over 500 new connections and achieves an important milestone in the development of its integrated regional water system, which now totals over 10,000 service connections in Comal County and south Blanco County.
Once completed, the 42-inch pipeline will extend almost 1,700 miles, from Rio Blanco County, CO, to Monroe County, OH.
Enterprise Products Partners LP (NYSE:EPD), a US-based company that provides various services including transportation and marketing services to the natural gas, natural gas liquids and crude oil industry, has announced commencement of operations at the Central Treating Facility (CTF) in Rio Blanco County, of Colorado, US.
Deer hunting is a way of life for those of us born and raised in Blanco County.
The acreage covered by the agreement is contiguous to Williams' existing 17,500 net acres of leasehold and 48 producing wells in the Ryan Gulch area of the Piceance Basin Highlands in Rio Blanco County.
This species exists as a series of small populations that extend in a narrow band from Raven Ridge west of the town of Rangely in Rio Blanco County, Colorado, westward to the vicinity of Sand Wash near the point where Carbon, Duchesne, and Uintah Counties meet in Utah's Uinta Basin.
The town, population 932, got its name from LBJ's grandfather, and it looks about the same as it did in 1913 when Lyndon's father moved his family from the ranch into a comfortable home just a few blocks off the Blanco County Courthouse square.
Marathon and the other owners, had located six contiguous claims, comprising some 982 acres, in April 1918 in Rio Blanco County, Colorado.