Cochran County

Cochran County, Texas

County Courthouse Rm 102
Morton, TX 79346
Phone: (806) 266-5450
Fax: (806) 266-9027

On the central western border of TX panhandle, west of Lubbock; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Robert Cochran (?-1836), a soldier killed at the Alamo

Area (sq mi):: 775.31 (land 775.22; water 0.09) Population per square mile: 4.20
Population 2005: 3,289 State rank: 222 Population change: 2000-20005 -11.80%; 1990-2000 -14.80% Population 2000: 3,730 (White 50.00%; Black or African American 4.50%; Hispanic or Latino 44.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 30.70%). Foreign born: 9.80%. Median age: 35.10
Income 2000: per capita $13,125; median household $27,525; Population below poverty level: 27.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,347-$23,034
Unemployment (2004): 7.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 18.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The company's acquisition of oil and gas leases, known as Arrowhead Project, covers a contiguous block of acreage across the Yoakum and Cochran County line of the Permian Basin and includes a completed horizontal San Andres well and a salt-water disposal well, both currently shut-in.
12,000 ha in southern Cochran County, Texas (33[degrees]43'N, 102[degrees]46'W).
TABLE 1--Variation (mean 6 SE; n in parentheses) in chemical attributes of plasma between years, sexes, and ages of scaled quail (Callipepla squamata) in Cochran County, Texas, February-April 1999 and 2000.
Participants were from a pilot study designed to evaluate factors impacting cognitive functioning among rural-dwelling adults and elders, the Cochran County Aging Study (CCAS) (O'Bryant et al., 2009).
In our area of interest, the 775 square miles of Cochran County, 85 groundwater data points had known arsenic concentrations.
The authors would like to thank the entire research team with special thanks to the people of Cochran County as well as our advisory board, particularly Nancy Luper; without their help this project would not be possible.
A second wildfire grew to over 8,000 acres in southern Cochran County. Two homes were destroyed in the fire fifteen miles south of Morton.
"People have been reporting UFOs in the area," said Sheriff C J Richards, of Cochran County, Texas, after finding the carcass in March 1975.
8 mi S, 4 mi W of Whiteface, Cochran County, Texas, 30 May 1988, two specimens (TTU 11446-11447).
-- 13 mi S of Lehman, Cochran County, Texas, 15 August 1988, one specimen (TTU 11477).
County averages ranged from a low of $545.08/ha in Cochran County to a high of $691.87/ha in Hale County.