Crosby County

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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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Remains of small mammals recovered from barn owl pellets from Crosby County, Texas.
The badlands of the Upper Triassic Tecovas Formation along Home Creek in Crosby County, Texas (Fig.
Number of individual mammals (percent of total in parentheses) recovered from barn owl pellets from Crosby County, Texas.