Carson County

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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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Originating near Skellytown in Carson County, TX the 20-inch TEP mainline will extend 580 miles to Enterprise's natural gas liquids fractionation and storage complex at Mont Belvieu and will provide access to other third-party facilities in the area.
The total project, which is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2009 at a cost of $25 million, involves diverting West Panhandle volumes from the Partnership's Stinnett Plant, located in Moore County, TX to its Cargray Plant, located in Carson County, TX and subsequently relocating the Stinnett Plant's high-efficiency cryogenic technology to the East Panhandle Arrington System in Hemphill County, TX.