Brooks County

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Brooks County, Texas

PO Box 427
Falfurrias, TX 78355
Phone: (361) 325-5604
Fax: (361) 325-4944

In southeastern TX, southwest of Corpus Christi; organized Mar 11, 1911 from Starr and Zapata counties. Name Origin: For James Abijah Brooks (1855-1944), TX legislator, ranger (1882-1906), and judge of Brooks County (1911-39)

Area (sq mi):: 943.61 (land 943.28; water 0.33) Population per square mile: 8.10
Population 2005: 7,687 State rank: 181 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.60%; 1990-2000 -2.80% Population 2000: 7,976 (White 7.90%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 91.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 24.00%). Foreign born: 6.10%. Median age: 34.40
Income 2000: per capita $10,234; median household $18,622; Population below poverty level: 40.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $14,876-$16,573
Unemployment (2004): 7.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.20% Median travel time to work: 18.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Brooks County, Georgia

PO Box 272
Quitman, GA 31643
Phone: (229) 263-5561
Fax: (229) 263-9345

On central southern border of GA, west of Valdosta; organized Dec 11, 1858 from Lowndes and Thomas counties. Name Origin: For a local citizen

Area (sq mi):: 497.77 (land 493.62; water 4.15) Population per square mile: 33.10
Population 2005: 16,327 State rank: 99 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.70%; 1990-2000 6.80% Population 2000: 16,450 (White 56.60%; Black or African American 39.30%; Hispanic or Latino 3.10%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.00%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 36.30
Income 2000: per capita $13,977; median household $26,911; Population below poverty level: 23.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,236-$21,345
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.30% Median travel time to work: 24.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 51.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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After nearly a decade as Brooks County's top lawman, there are two statistics that still stand out to Sheriff Urbino "Benny" Martinez: 129 and 670,000.
Deputy Elias Pompa of the Brooks County Sheriff's Department is celebrated for his high-speed pursuits of cars packed with drugs and unauthorized immigrants.
I don't know if it rolled or was lifted, but it blocked the entire highway," Brooks County Coroner Michael Miller reportedly said.
We picked up an IFR clearance from NAS Corpus to Brooks County Airport and requested the GPS approach to runway 35.
Dallas-based Gulf Coast Western, LLC announced today that its first well in the Home Run Field in Brooks County, Texas is in production.
Brooks County Office Building, where Glatz maintains his own office, the few doors that allow access from the outside are all similarly locked down.
Eighteen years ago, Don Vinson purchased a large farm in southern Brooks County, Georgia, just a few miles north of the Florida border.
These districts include Alice ISD, Brooks County ISD, Corpus Christi ISD, Kingsville ISD, Mathis ISD, and Odem-Edroy ISD.
However, only one partially sequenced individual from the Gulf Coast region was included, a museum specimen collected in 1947 from Brooks County, Texas.
The first was a male collected on 15 March 2010 at Encinitos Ranch, 18 mi SW of Rachal, Brooks County, Texas (JLN #33813) and the second a female at the Chaparral Wildlife Management Area, Dimmit County, Texas (JLN #33934) on 2 April 2010.
The Brooks County, Georgia Trojans are playing the Madison Cougars, the coach's team.