Cameron County


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Cameron County, Texas

964 E Harrison St
Brownsville, TX 78520
Phone: (956) 544-0815
Fax: (956) 544-0813
www.co.cameron.tx.us

On the southeastern coast of TX, east of McAllen; organized Feb 12, 1848 from Nueces County. Name Origin: For Capt. Ewin Cameron (1811-43), a Republic of TX soldier, executed by the Mexicans

Area (sq mi):: 1276.33 (land 905.76; water 370.58) Population per square mile: 417.70
Population 2005: 378,311 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 12.90%; 1990-2000 28.90% Population 2000: 335,227 (White 14.50%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 84.30%; Asian 0.50%; Other 18.70%). Foreign born: 25.60%. Median age: 29.00
Income 2000: per capita $10,960; median household $26,155; Population below poverty level: 33.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $14,913-$16,308
Unemployment (2004): 8.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 20.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 8.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Brownsville County seat (161,225)
  • Harlingen (61,589)
  • San Benito (24,387)

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    Cameron County, Pennsylvania

    20 E 5th St
    Emporium, PA 15834
    Phone: (814) 486-2315
    Fax: (814) 486-3176
    www.cameroncountypa.com

    In north-west central PA, west of Williamsport; organized Mar 29, 1860 from Clinton, Elk, McKean, and Potter counties. Name Origin: For Simon Cameron (1799-1889), U.S. senator from PA (1845-49; 1857-61; 1867-77), U.S. secretary of war (1861-62), and U.S. Minister to Russia (1862)

    Area (sq mi):: 398.60 (land 397.16; water 1.44) Population per square mile: 14.20
    Population 2005: 5,639 State rank: 67 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.60%; 1990-2000 1.00% Population 2000: 5,974 (White 98.50%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 41.30
    Income 2000: per capita $15,968; median household $32,212; Population below poverty level: 9.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,205-$24,229
    Unemployment (2004): 7.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.80% Median travel time to work: 15.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    After serving six years as a DCNR Ranger at Neshaminy State Park, Bucks County, Schmidt entered the park manager trainee program in Region 1, based in Emporium, Cameron County.
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    To the west of Louisiana in Texas, public health officials reported 309 cases of Zika in 2016, including six locally acquired cases in Cameron County in the very southern tip of the state.
    He estimated a population of 100-150 breeding pairs in southern Cameron County but did not find any breeding birds in Hidalgo or Starr counties.
    The lawsuit, filed in Cameron County, is Paxton's first attempt to thwart city efforts to curb waste by charging for bags or banning them.
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    International Resource News-December 1, 2014--IKEA acquires 165 MW wind farm in Cameron County, Texas
    Within Texas, SpaceX was originally considering about a dozen locations from Cameron County to about 90 miles north, in the King Ranch area, but ultimately, Brownsville became the lone Texas finalist.
    It further explained that by offloading the 50% it had secured the capital that is needed for the next phase of development activities planned for the core Daniel Field area, Cameron County.
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    The acreage is located on trend with several major industry developments and complements our existing acreage position in Cameron County immediately to the south.
    Once the project is completed, the Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority will assume the maintenance and operation of the tolled main lanes while TxDOT will maintain the non-tolled access roads.