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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
www.brooks-county.org

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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Dallas-based Gulf Coast Western, LLC announced today that its first well in the Home Run Field in Brooks County, Texas is in production.
The Stagecoach Prospect targets multiple Frio and Vicksburg sands to a depth of 8,000 feet in an area of strong Frio and Vicksburg gas/condensate production located between the Cage Range and Scott & Hopper Fields in Brooks County, Texas.
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 Company is also in the process of completing and evaluating the Scott & Hopper #5 well in Brooks County, Texas.
Two of its more prominent successes have been the discovery and development of the Tom East Field in Brooks County, Texas, which has produced 190 Bcfe since its discovery in 2001, and the re-development of the Esperson Dome Field in Liberty County, Texas which has produced 20 Bcfe since its redevelopment in 1995.
Whittier has contracted for a drilling rig and expects to spud the Scott & Hopper #4, a 10,000' development well in the Scott & Hopper field in Brooks County, Texas, in late January 2005.
Contango also announced that on September 12, 2003 it completed the sale of some non-core reserves in Brooks County, Texas for $5.
The main properties sold include Nuevo's interest in the North Rucias Field in Brooks County, Texas, the North Frisco City Field in Monroe County, Alabama, and the Giddings Field in Grimes County, Texas.
Triple Crown Field, Brooks County, Texas -- Brigham is currently drilling the Sullivan F-31, a direct offset to its Triple Crown Field discovery well, the Dawson No.
Brigham Exploration Company (Nasdaq:BEXP) today announced the successful completion of the discovery well for its Providence Field in Matagorda County, Texas, the successful completion of two development wells in Home Run Field and the spud of its second development well at Triple Crown Field in Brooks County, Texas.
Brigham Exploration Company (Nasdaq:BEXP) today announced a significant new field discovery in the Vicksburg formation in Brooks County, Texas, and a 90% net completion rate thus far in 2001.