Dimmit County

Dimmit County, Texas

103 N 5th St
Carrizo Springs, TX 78834
Phone: (830) 876-2323
Fax: (830) 876-5036

On the southwestern border of TX, northwest of Laredo; organized Feb 1, 1858 from Bexar and Maverick counties. Name Origin: For Capt. Philip Dimmit (1801-41), Republic of TX officer

Area (sq mi):: 1334.48 (land 1330.91; water 3.57) Population per square mile: 7.80
Population 2005: 10,395 State rank: 164 Population change: 2000-20005 1.40%; 1990-2000 -1.80% Population 2000: 10,248 (White 13.20%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 85.00%; Asian 0.70%; Other 21.50%). Foreign born: 7.60%. Median age: 31.60
Income 2000: per capita $9,765; median household $21,917; Population below poverty level: 33.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $13,262-$16,333
Unemployment (2004): 9.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 21.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
See other counties in .
Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Subsequent to the end of the second quarter, the Company announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to sell its assets in Dimmit County, TX for a purchase price of USD $29.5 million, subject to customary adjustments at closing.
In Dimmit County alone, the damage claims exceed $20 million, Young said.
The SUV was travelling around 100 mph and the crash occurred 45 to 50 miles from the Mexico border, the report quoted Dimmit County Sheriff Marion Boyd, as saying.
bifidus and several other native Pseudacteon species at the Dimmit County test site (Plowes et al.
The Eagle Ford mineral rights include seven one-eighth royalty interests in the Eagle Ford Blakeway Unit A (Dimmit County, Texas) operated by Chesapeake Operating, LLC.
Oil and gas company Freedom Oil and Gas Ltd (ASX:FDM) (OTCQX:FDMQF) reported on Monday the start of drilling operations of the first well on its Dimmit County, Texas acreage targeting the Eagle Ford Shale.
Maverick's Eagle Ford acreage in Dimmit County is an undrilled position offsetting significant proven production.
Dimmit County rejects proposed immigration facility, San Antonio Express-News
She provides illustrative examples of how different communities from Mora County, New Mexico to Dimmit County, Texas have studied and regulated the use of water in the hydraulic fracturing process.
DIMMIT COUNTY BISON RANCHER HUGH FITZSIMONS would probably say the Eagle Ford is a curse.
Texas: Cameron County, Brownsville (D, TTU113388, AF425199); Dimmit County, Chaparral Wildlife Management Area, UTM 14-458437E-3134279N (AC, TTU80759, AF425200); Erath County, 6.7 km S Stephenville (F, TK164094, HQ290335; AA, TK164100, HQ290336; C, TK164102, HQ290337; I, TK164103, HQ290338; G, TK164104, HQ290339; N, TK164106, HQ290340; W, TK164107, HQ290341; C, TK164108, HQ290342; O, TK164109, HQ290343; Q, TK164110, HQ290344; C, TK164111, HQ290345; I, TK164112, HQ290346; C, TK164113, HQ290347; C, TK164114, HQ290348).
Paula Seydel, manager of the Dimmit County Chamber of Commerce, said it's a thrill that new small business are opening or expanding in once-dying downtowns.