Carson County

Carson County, Texas

PO Box 487
Panhandle, TX 79068
Phone: (806) 537-3873
Fax: (806) 537-3623

In the north-central TX panhandle, east of Amarillo; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Samuel Price Carson (1798-1838), signer of the TX Declaration of Independence (1836) and secretary of state of the Republic of TX (1836-38)

Area (sq mi):: 924.10 (land 923.19; water 0.91) Population per square mile: 7.10
Population 2005: 6,586 State rank: 192 Population change: 2000-20005 1.10%; 1990-2000 -0.90% Population 2000: 6,516 (White 90.60%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 7.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 5.40%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 38.90
Income 2000: per capita $19,368; median household $40,285; Population below poverty level: 7.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,917-$24,829
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 21.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 57.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Samsung  (( OTC:SSNLF )  says the Kit Carson County sheriff's office in Burlington, Colorado, is integrating Galaxy S9 smartphones into its officers' duty vests to function not only as communication devices between officers in the field and command central, but also as evidence documentation tools and body cameras.
Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Western Gas Partners, LP (WES) and DCP Midstream, LP (DCP) announced a binding open season for additional capacity on the Front Range Pipeline, which transports mixed natural gas liquids from the Denver-Julesburg Basin in Weld County, Colorado to Skellytown, Texas in Carson County. Subject to customer commitments during the open season, the partners expect to expand Front Range by 100,000 barrels per day to a total capacity of approximately 250,000 BPD.
On Thursday, he and other Republicans swiftly lauded a lawsuit filed the same day in rural Carson County by a Panhandle citizen, Kelly Martin.
The open season will reportedly seek shipper support for the planned expansion of the 570-mile Skelly-Belvieu natural gas liquids pipeline, which originates in Carson County, Texas and transports purity products from the Mid-continent to Mont Belvieu, Texas, where Enterprise owns and operates about 100m barrels of liquids storage capacity.
Readers learn about Orson Hyde's immense frustration as probate judge of newly created Carson County, the culpability of the Williams brothers in sparking the Pyramid Lake War, the presence of African American farmers in the Carson Valley, and the discovery of the Comstock Lode at "both ends" by two different groups of prospectors.
Last year a family of four in Carson County, Texas, could not qualify for some types of housing assistance if its combined income exceeded $18,400: the 2001 limit is $26,000.
Carson came to be immortalized in statuary and Western place-names: Carson Pass, California; Carson City, Nevada; Kit Carson County, Colorado.
There are approximately 1,100 irrigation wells in Kit Carson County, Colorado, which averaged pumping 500 GPM.
And the good people of Carson County already figured peace lovers were crazy.
(EPD), Midcoast Operating L.P., a unit of Enbridge (ENB), Western Gas Partners, LP (WES) and DCP Midstream, LP (DCP) announced a binding open season for additional capacity on the Texas Express Pipeline, which transports mixed natural gas liquids from Skellytown, Texas in Carson County to the NGL fractionation and storage complex in Mont Belvieu, Texas.