Coke County

Coke County, Texas

PO Box 150
Robert Lee, TX 76945
Phone: (325) 453-2631
Fax: (325) 453-2650
www.co.coke.tx.us

In central TX, southwest of Abilene; organized Mar 13, 1889 from Tom Green County. Name Origin: For Capt. Richard Coke (1829-97), Confederate Army officer, TX governor (1874-76), and U.S. senator (1876-94)

Area (sq mi):: 927.97 (land 898.81; water 29.17) Population per square mile: 4.00
Population 2005: 3,612 State rank: 218 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.50%; 1990-2000 12.90% Population 2000: 3,864 (White 79.70%; Black or African American 1.90%; Hispanic or Latino 16.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 9.10%). Foreign born: 2.80%. Median age: 43.30
Income 2000: per capita $16,734; median household $29,085; Population below poverty level: 13.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,319-$19,023
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.60% Median travel time to work: 23.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Ares Management's (ARES) Infrastructure and Power strategy and Apex Clean Energy announced that Aviator Wind East, an approximately 200 MW portion of the 525 MW Aviator Wind project located in Coke County, Texas, has executed a renewable power purchase agreement with Facebook (FB).
Texas Breeding Bird Atlas (McKinney, 2005) includes one modern sighting of a pair of peregrine falcons in central Texas on 21 June 1989 between Water Valley and Robert Lee (Coke County), but nesting was not confirmed.
Mayor John Jacobs of Robert Lee, a city in Coke County, one of the 13 counties that would get water under the V.V.
Obsidian Ridge 2010 Obsidian Ridge Vineyard "Half Mile" (Red Hills, Coke County; $60)
In 2007, Texas cancelled a pounds 6million contract with GEO and closed the Coke County Juvenile Justice Centre, citing filthy conditions, sexual abuse claims and padlocked emergency exits.
Coke County, Wildcat Fire near Grape Creek - 130,000 acres , 10 percent contained
The most proximal record is in Coke County (Schmidly 2004).
The pipeline originates in Hemphill County and terminates south in Coke County, TX.
That history includes the closure of GEO's Coke County Juvenile Justice Center in 2007 following reports of horrific conditions, sexual abuse and youth suicides.
Comprehensive county plant surveys have been completed for several counties in the West Texas area; King (1975) in Coke County, Eckhardt (1975) in Tom Green County, Hutchins (1968) in Garza County, and Collins (1966) in Ector and Midland counties.
The unexpected part was that there were nearly as many judges as people at the Coke County Park recreation hall.