Crosby County

Crosby County, Texas

201 W Aspen St Suite 102
Crosbyton, TX 79322
Phone: (806) 675-2334
www.co.crosby.tx.us

In the south-central TX panhandle, east of Lubbock; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Baylor County (other sources say organized from Garza County). Name Origin: For Stephen F. Crosby (1800-69), chief clerk in TX land office (1853-57; 1859-67)

Area (sq mi):: 901.69 (land 899.51; water 2.17) Population per square mile: 7.40
Population 2005: 6,686 State rank: 191 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.50%; 1990-2000 -3.20% Population 2000: 7,072 (White 46.70%; Black or African American 3.90%; Hispanic or Latino 48.90%; Asian 0.00%; Other 32.30%). Foreign born: 3.90%. Median age: 34.30
Income 2000: per capita $14,445; median household $25,769; Population below poverty level: 28.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,594-$25,215
Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 20.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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"You never want to pull that much down, but under the circumstances I think we're probably coming out pretty well," said Tommy Fondren, who rents out his land in Crosby County for cotton farming.
Crosby County Fuel Association (CCFA) has diversified from the farm business by opening two CENEX/AMPRIDE convenience stores.
The members co-ops are quite diverse, including Lockney Co-op Gin, Crosby County Fuel Association, United Farm Industries in Plainview, and "Spade Co-op, among others.
Remains of vertebrates were identified from pellets cast by barn owls (Tyto alba) in a small, grain-storage bin on the Lockwood Farm 8.5 miles south of Lorenzo, Crosby County, Texas.
Although reported previously from barn owl pellets collected in the county (Manning & Jones 1990), the least shrew has been considered as uncommon in Crosby County in particular and on the Llano Estacado in general (Choate 1997; Owen & Hamilton 1986).
Manning & Jones (1990) found parts of two passerines and one charadriiform bird in barn owl pellets collected in April in southeastern Crosby County.
Numbers of individual vertebrates (percent of total in parentheses) recovered from barn owl pellets from Crosby County Texas, by date of collection.
The badlands of the Upper Triassic Tecovas Formation along Home Creek in Crosby County, Texas (Fig.
There are relatively few published records of mammals from Crosby County; those recorded here provide, therefore, several new records from that area.