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Comal County, Texas

150 N Seguin St
New Braunfels, TX 78130
Phone: (830) 620-5513
Fax: (830) 620-3410

In south-central TX, north of San Antonio; organized Mar 24, 1846 from Bexar and Gonzales counties. Name Origin: From Spanish 'basin,' descriptive of an area drained by a stream

Area (sq mi):: 574.59 (land 561.45; water 13.15) Population per square mile: 171.00
Population 2005: 96,018 State rank: 38 Population change: 2000-20005 23.10%; 1990-2000 50.50% Population 2000: 78,021 (White 74.80%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 22.60%; Asian 0.50%; Other 9.50%). Foreign born: 4.80%. Median age: 39.00
Income 2000: per capita $21,914; median household $46,147; Population below poverty level: 8.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,133-$29,486
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 28.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • New Braunfels County seat (44,931)

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    The Comal County, Texas, courthouse had a full house for a preliminary hearing concerning a proposed Vulcan quarry permit, according to The Herald-Zeitung.
    Caption: Left: Site coordinator Carolina Navarro chats with Lovely Brown, a junior, who has been active in Project Success and a mentoring program at Canyon High School in Comal County, Texas. Below: During breaks between classes, students frequently check in with Navarro.
    Table 1--Water quality measurements from springs sampled in spring runs 2 and 3 and upstream of Spring Island in Landa Lake, Comal Springs, Comal County, Texas, United States (see Fig.
    Study site.--Comal Springs, the largest outflows of the Edwards Aquifer, emerge at an elevation of 190 m and form the Comal River in Comal County, Texas. The river flows 1.6 km to its confluence with the Guadalupe River.
    opened up a website it hopes will educate and inform Comal County, Texas, residents.
    Euglandina singleyana.--One specimen (SM 32451), New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas, 12 March 1991.
    texanus from Comal County, Texas. The relatively low abundance of arthropods at this site may also contribute to mortality as well (Punzo 1997).
    Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), in conjunction with the local chapter of Trout Unlimited, established a tailrace rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) fishery in the Guadalupe River downstream of Canyon Reservoir Dam, Comal County, Texas. Beginning on 12 May 1996, a die-off of at least 30 rainbow trout was investigated by TPWD.
    The Comal River, Comal County, Texas, originates from numerous springs fed by the Edwards Aquifer and flows eastward for about five kilometers before joining with the Guadalupe River (Fig.