Burleson County

Burleson County, Texas

100 W Buck St Suite 203
Caldwell, TX 77836
Phone: (979) 567-2329
Fax: (979) 567-2376
www.co.burleson.tx.us

In east-central TX, northeast of Austin; organized Mar 24, 1846 from Milam and Washington counties. Name Origin: For Gen. Edward Burleston (1798-1852), senator in the first TX congress (1836), vice president of the Republic of TX (1841), and TX legislator

Area (sq mi):: 677.78 (land 665.54; water 12.24) Population per square mile: 25.90
Population 2005: 17,238 State rank: 130 Population change: 2000-20005 4.70%; 1990-2000 20.90% Population 2000: 16,470 (White 69.00%; Black or African American 15.10%; Hispanic or Latino 14.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 10.70%). Foreign born: 3.00%. Median age: 37.90
Income 2000: per capita $16,616; median household $33,026; Population below poverty level: 17.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,126-$22,116
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.60% Median travel time to work: 28.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 52.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Meanwhile, the company's subsidiary, Abengoa Vista Ridge LLC, still is expected to build a 142-mile water pipeline that would transport more than 16 billion gallons of water per year to San Antonio from Central Texas' Burleson County.
The contract, between San Antonio Water System and Vista Ridge Consortium, will require the transport of water from Burleson County to San Antonio through a 142-mile pipeline.
The pipe represents the width of the actual pipe used in the first part of the 142-mile pipeline running from Burleson County to San Antonio.
The Burleson County Properties are located within the prolific Giddings Field area within the Austin Chalk and Georgetown oil & gas trends.
The collecting locality in Val Verde County is approximately 250 miles (425 km) west of the Burleson County record reported by Lee (1987).
The Company has drilled and completed the Smalley-Robinson Unit #1 in Burleson County, Texas, the second horizontal well drilled by the Company to test the Eagle Ford Shale formation which underlies most of the Company's extensive holdings in the Austin Chalk field in East Texas.
However, the majority of opposition articulated during an hourslong public hearing before the council vote pinpointed the project known as Vista Ridge, which calls for piping in more than 16 billion gallons of water per year to San Antonio from Burleson County in Central Texas over the next five decades or more.
Melbourne, Australia, Dec 13, 2011 - (ABN Newswire) - Austin Exploration Limited (ASX:AKK) - on behalf its wholly owned US subsidiary Aus-Tex Exploration Inc- provides the following update on drilling of the Krueger #1 well, the first well on the Company's Eagle Ford Shale project at the Birch Prospect in Burleson County, Texas, USA.
The Company today announced that it has perforated and fracture-stimulated the Sunny Unit #1, a 17,300-foot exploratory well in Burleson County, Texas.
The project, which the city council unanimously approved last year, will pipe in 50,000 acre-feet of groundwater every year to San Antonio from Burleson County in Central Texas, about 142 miles away.
The water will be delivered from Burleson County and contracted for a period of 30 years.
Sydney, Australia, Dec 7, 2011 - (ABN Newswire) - Austin Exploration Limited (ASX:AKK) - on behalf its wholly owned US subsidiary Aus-Tex Exploration Inc- provides the following update on drilling of the Krueger #1 well, the first well on the Company's Eagle Ford Shale project at the Birch Prospect in Burleson County, Texas, USA.