Donley County

Donley County, Texas

PO Box U
Clarendon, TX 79226
Phone: (806) 874-3436
Fax: (806) 874-3351

In the east-central TX panhandle, southeast of Amarillo; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Jack [sic] County. Name Origin: For Stockton P. Donley (1821-71), Confederate army officer and member of the supreme court of TX (1866)

Area (sq mi):: 933.05 (land 929.77; water 3.28) Population per square mile: 4.20
Population 2005: 3,889 State rank: 211 Population change: 2000-20005 1.60%; 1990-2000 3.60% Population 2000: 3,828 (White 88.10%; Black or African American 3.90%; Hispanic or Latino 6.30%; Asian 0.10%; Other 4.50%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 42.80
Income 2000: per capita $15,958; median household $29,006; Population below poverty level: 15.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,549-$22,466
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.40% Median travel time to work: 23.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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NACEL Energy Corporation, a wind power company, has entered into four long-term wind development rights agreements covering 1025 acres in Donley County, Texas.
-- The amphibians and reptiles contained in the Carrol Creek local fauna were found in a late Pleistocene sinkhole deposit in Donley County of the lower Texas Panhandle.
A herpetofauna containing at least one salamander, one frog, one lizard, and nine snakes is reported herein from the late Pleistocene Carrol Creek local fauna, Donley County, Texas.
Elaphe guttata occurs in Donley County today (Dixon, 1987), and E.
A wildfire in Donley County burned between Interstate 40 and Clarendon.