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Bosque County, Texas

PO Box 617
Meridian, TX 76665
Phone: (254) 435-2201
Fax: (254) 435-2152

In central TX, northwest of Waco; organized Feb 14, 1854 from McLennan County. Name Origin: For the N. Bosque River, which runs through it; Spanish 'woods, forest.'

Area (sq mi):: 1002.63 (land 989.18; water 13.46) Population per square mile: 18.30
Population 2005: 18,053 State rank: 127 Population change: 2000-20005 4.90%; 1990-2000 13.70% Population 2000: 17,204 (White 84.30%; Black or African American 1.90%; Hispanic or Latino 12.20%; Asian 0.10%; Other 7.20%). Foreign born: 4.40%. Median age: 41.70
Income 2000: per capita $17,455; median household $34,181; Population below poverty level: 12.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,276-$22,310
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 31.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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On January 29, a clerk in a Bosque County, Texas, convenience store saw a man wearing shorts and a ski mask coming through the door.
BULLETIN BOARD: SIOR) , announced that the company recently acquired an oil and gas lease covering four drilling locations one and one- half miles south of the town of Meridian in Bosque County, Texas.
heckelii has been described from the Glen Rose Formation of northern Bosque County, Texas (Johnson, 1972).
HOUSTON -- Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) today completed the acquisition from Bosque Power Company, LLC, of a natural gas-fired, combined-cycle power plant located in Bosque County, Texas.
The two companies are currently involved in an evaluation program that is monitored by a major Texas university and several state agencies on a dairy farm in the Bosque River shed located in Bosque County, Texas.
It also has interests in an oil and gas lease, covering 292 acres in Bosque County, Texas.
announced that its 300-megawatt natural gas-fired power plant in Bosque County, Texas began commercial operation.
com (Pink Sheets:AGSC), today reported that the State of Texas has granted the company a drilling permit, allowing it to begin the development of its Barnett Shale properties located in Bosque County, Texas.
In connection with the financing Angus has acquired the exclusive drilling rights and operating interests in the Stanton Powell Ranch and surrounding properties located in Bosque County, Texas.