Burleson County

Burleson County, Texas

100 W Buck St Suite 203
Caldwell, TX 77836
Phone: (979) 567-2329
Fax: (979) 567-2376

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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The BVCOG (TX) Regional 9-1-1 program encompasses seven 9-1-1 centers in six counties: Washington County 9-1-1, Burleson County Sheriff's Office, Grimes County Sheriff's Office, Navasota Police Department, and the Leon County, Madison County and Robertson County Sheriff's Offices.
I-35 corridor could see more groundwater from Burleson County, San Antonio Express-News
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.
BUR listed in May 2006 to acquire a 40% working interest in various oil & gas leases in Burleson County, Texas USA.
The company has completed the Hilton-Yegua #1RE as a re-entry into an existing well in the Burleson County area of the Giddings Field.
The collecting locality in Val Verde County is approximately 250 miles (425 km) west of the Burleson County record reported by Lee (1987).
Kirk and Esquivel conducted the experiment on a 200-acre commercial field of conventionally bred cotton in Burleson County, Texas.
The pipeline is expected to deliver up to 16.3 billion gallons of water per year to San Antonio from a wellfield in Burleson County starting in 2020, expanding the city's water supply by 20 percent.
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.
Burleson County (locality unspecified), Texas, 8 September 1994, one female specimen (TTU 68625) and one specimen of undetermined sex (TTU 68626).