Crane County

Crane County, Texas

201 W 6th St
Crane, TX 79731
Phone: (432) 558-3581
Fax: (432) 558-1185

In west-central TX, south of Odessa; organized 1927 from Ector County (other sources say organized Feb 26, 1887 from Tom Green County; first federal census: 1890). Name Origin: For William Carey Crane (1816-85), Baptist minister and president of Baylor University (1863-85)

Area (sq mi):: 785.59 (land 785.56; water 0.03) Population per square mile: 4.90
Population 2005: 3,837 State rank: 214 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.00%; 1990-2000 -14.10% Population 2000: 3,996 (White 52.10%; Black or African American 2.90%; Hispanic or Latino 43.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 23.10%). Foreign born: 14.40%. Median age: 34.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,374; median household $32,194; Population below poverty level: 13.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,199-$20,241
Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 18.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Based in Dallas, Texas, the oil and natural gas royalty trust's principal assets are comprised of a 75% net overriding royalty interest in the Waddell Ranch properties in Crane County, Texas as well as a 95% net overriding royalty interest in Texas.
The Advantage Pipeline, constructed in 2013, has 150,000 barrels of daily shipping capacity from Reeves County, Texas to Crane County, Texas.
* The Crane Extension is a proposed 100,000 bpd bi-directional crude oil pipeline which will extend 25 miles southwest from Medallion's Midkiff Station in northwest Upton County, TX to an interconnection with Magellan Midstream Partners' Longhorn Pipeline in east Crane County.
In Crane County, located at the base of the Texas Panhandle and home to about 4,300 people, even two gun confiscations a year is a lot, said Andrew Aguilar, the chief deputy of the local police department.
The case was referred to the Ector County Attorney's Office, Odessa, Texas, and to the Crane County District Attorney's Office, Odessa, Texas.
Ballinger and McKinney (1968) reported four patternless morphs of 17 individuals in a population of marbled whiptails in the southern end of the Mescalero-Monahans Shinnery Sands Ecosystem in Crane County, Texas.
Didelphis virginiana (Virginia opossum).--One female specimen (SRSU 1292) of this relatively uncommon species was collected in December 1968 from the Texas-New Mexico Tank Farm Bridge in Crane County. This represents the second record of this species from the Permian Basin with the only other voucher from Ward County (Davis & Schmidly 1994).
It owns a 75% net overriding royalty interest in the Waddell Ranch properties and Waddell fields in Crane County, Texas and a 95% net overriding royalty in the Texas Royalty properties located in 33 counties in Texas.
-- A male desert cottontail (TU 69433) was collected on 25 March 1995 from 12 miles north and five miles west of the city of Crane in Crane County. This species is not unexpected for the Permian Basin with records in every other county (Davis & Schils 1994; Brant & Lee 1999).
It owns a 75% net overriding royalty interest in the Waddell Ranch properties comprising Dune, Judkins, McKnight, Tubb, University-Waddell as well as the Waddell fields located in Crane County, Texas.
-- 4 mi S, 2 mi E of Crane, Crane County, Texas, 24 July 1986, one specimen (TTU 11481).