Cochran County

Cochran County, Texas

County Courthouse Rm 102
Morton, TX 79346
Phone: (806) 266-5450
Fax: (806) 266-9027
www.co.cochran.tx.us

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.
The leased mineral acreage covers the following areas in Oklahoma and Texas: 4,057 acres in the Permian Basin in Cochran County, Texas.
In all but the Cochran County lease, by leasing we relinquished the right to participate in these units as a working interest owner during the term of the lease; however, we will retain the royalty interest and the perpetual minerals.
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.
In our area of interest, the 775 square miles of Cochran County, 85 groundwater data points had known arsenic concentrations.
A second wildfire grew to over 8,000 acres in southern Cochran County.
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).
8 mi S of Whiteface, Cochran County, Texas, 30 May 1988, one specimen (TTU 11476).