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Bosque County, Texas

PO Box 617
Meridian, TX 76665
Phone: (254) 435-2201
Fax: (254) 435-2152
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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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In the early 1930s, they had stopped at the Corner Pharmacy across the street from the CLIFTEX while they were camping in Bosque County, Texas, attempting to stay ahead of the law.
8 November 2012 - US wholesale power producer Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) said it had purchased the business of Bosque Power Company LLC in Bosque County, Texas, for USD432m (EUR338.5m) plus adjustments.
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.
heckelii has been described from the Glen Rose Formation of northern Bosque County, Texas (Johnson, 1972).