DeWitt County

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DeWitt County, Texas

307 N Gonzales St
Cuero, TX 77954
Phone: (361) 275-3724
Fax: (361) 275-8994
www.co.dewitt.tx.us

In east-central TX, southeast of San Antonio; organized Mar 24, 1846 from Goliad, Gonzales, and Victoria counties. Name Origin: For Green C. De Witt (1787-1835), an early colonizer in Mexican Texas

Area (sq mi):: 910.47 (land 909.18; water 1.29) Population per square mile: 22.60
Population 2005: 20,507 State rank: 114 Population change: 2000-20005 2.50%; 1990-2000 6.20% Population 2000: 20,013 (White 60.80%; Black or African American 11.00%; Hispanic or Latino 27.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 12.30%). Foreign born: 2.60%. Median age: 40.10
Income 2000: per capita $14,780; median household $28,714; Population below poverty level: 19.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,456-$21,399
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 26.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Many in the Nordheim community in DeWitt County, TX continue to fight a proposed facility that would accept waste from the Eagle Ford Shale.
KMP will invest approximately $US90 million in the project, which also involves adding associated receipt facilities by constructing a five-bay truck offloading facility and three new storage tanks with approximately 360,000 bbls of crude/condensate capacity at Kinder Morgan's DeWitt Station in DeWitt County, TX and Wharton Pump Station in Wharton County, TX.
signed a long-term, fee-based agreement to provide GeoSouthern Energy Corporation, one of the first producers to have success in the NGL-rich region of the northern Eagle Ford Shale, with gathering, compression, processing and fractionation services for its Eagle Ford Shale in DeWitt County, TX. Copano will gather gas into its recently completed 36-mile, 24-inch DK Pipeline in DeWitt and Karnes counties and will provide fully integrated services for both natural gas and natural gas liquids at its Houston Central Complex located in Colorado County, TX.