Concho County

Concho County, Texas

PO Box 98
Paint Rock, TX 76866
Phone: (325) 732-4322
Fax: (325) 732-2040

In central TX, east of San Angelo; organized Feb 1, 1858 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For the Concho River, which runs through it; from the Indian tribal name

Area (sq mi):: 993.69 (land 991.45; water 2.23) Population per square mile: 3.80
Population 2005: 3,735 State rank: 216 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.80%; 1990-2000 30.30% Population 2000: 3,966 (White 57.10%; Black or African American 1.00%; Hispanic or Latino 41.30%; Asian 0.10%; Other 10.70%). Foreign born: 2.80%. Median age: 36.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,727; median household $31,313; Population below poverty level: 11.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $14,520-$16,529
Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 4.50% Median travel time to work: 20.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Located in Concho County, the 148mw project is expected to consist of 43 wind turbines manufactured by Vestas, which will jointly maintain and operate the facility with Southern Power upon completion, expected in the third quarter of 2018.
Authorities said Smith killed Alicia Torres, 41, in the town of Eola in Concho County. She was found dead in her car.
Two others, including Concho County Sheriff Richard Doane, remained hospitalized with non-life-threatening wounds.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- One person was killed and five wounded by a gunman randomly firing from his pickup truck during a shooting spree in Concho County, about 250 miles Southwest of Dallas, Texas, US, before he was killed in a shootout by police, officials said.
Around 6 a.m., Concho County deputies responded to reports of gunfire in Eola, discovering that Alicia Torres, 41, had been shot to death in her car, NBC News reports.
For comparative purposes in genetic analyses, we also collected the headwater catfish from the Devils River and Dolan Creek (at the confluence with the Devils River) above Dolan Falls (Val Verde County, Texas; n = 9) and Independence Creek (Terrell County, Texas; n = 5), and the channel catfish from the Rio Grande (Brewster County, Texas; n = 3), Pedernales (Gillespie County, Texas; n = 2), Concho (Concho County, Texas; n = 1), and Brazos rivers (Waller County, Texas; n = 2).
A female spotted skunk was collected on 11 July 1998 from Coke County, and another female was collected from Concho County on 14 October 1999.
The suspect fired on the vehicle of Concho County Sheriff Richard Doane when the sheriff came upon him, according to DPS.