Borden County

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Borden County, Texas

Po Box 156
Gail, TX 79738
Phone: (806) 756-4391
Fax: (806) 756-4405
www.co.borden.tx.us

In south-central TX panhandle, southeast of Lubbock; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Gail Borden, Jr. (1801-74), surveyor of Austin's colony (1830), publisher, and inventor of food products, including condensed milk

Area (sq mi):: 906.04 (land 898.80; water 7.24) Population per square mile: 0.70
Population 2005: 648 State rank: 251 Population change: 2000-20005 -11.10%; 1990-2000 -8.80% Population 2000: 729 (White 85.60%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 11.90%; Asian 0.00%; Other 9.30%). Foreign born: 4.50%. Median age: 40.50
Income 2000: per capita $18,364; median household $29,205; Population below poverty level: 14.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,792-$26,651
Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 21.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 47.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Tokyo, Jan 24, 2009 - (JCN) - Eurus Energy Group has completed the Bull Creek Wind Farm in Borden County, Texas at an investment of US$ 330 million and commissioned the project to work on December 24, 2008, as scheduled.