Dimmit County

Dimmit County, Texas

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

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
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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.
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.
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.
Se trataba de comunidades donde se habia incrementado mucho la poblacion de trabajadores mexicanos: 6% en Colorado, 35% en el Valle Imperial, California y 70% en Dimmit County, Texas.
The first was a male collected on 15 March 2010 at Encinitos Ranch, 18 mi SW of Rachal, Brooks County, Texas (JLN #33813) and the second a female at the Chaparral Wildlife Management Area, Dimmit County, Texas (JLN #33934) on 2 April 2010.
Adelaide, Australia, Jan 11, 2011 - (ABN Newswire) - Austin Exploration Limited (ASX:AKK) - on behalf its wholly owned US subsidiary Aus-Tex Exploration Inc - is pleased to provide an update for its North Carrizo, Yolanda Villarreal #1 oil well, currently producing under natural flow from the Austin-Chalk formation, Dimmit County, Texas USA.
The new-found lease was located in Dimmit County just outside of Carrizo Springs.
Subject to capital availability, the company may also drill test wells in the liquids-rich James Lime formation in East Texas and/or the crude oil and liquids-rich Buda formation in Dimmit County, TX.
Four years ago, a 64-year-old Dimmit County well spewed roughly 260 barrels of petroleum fluid that killed grasses and shrubs on surrounding ranchland.