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Eastland County, Texas

PO Box 110
Eastland, TX 76448
Phone: (254) 629-1583
Fax: (254) 629-8125

In north-central TX, east of Abilene; organized Feb 1, 1858 from Bosque, Coryell, and Travis counties. Name Origin: For William Mosby Eastland (1806-43), Texas Revolutionary officer executed by Mexican Gen. Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna (1794-1876)

Area (sq mi):: 931.90 (land 926.01; water 5.89) Population per square mile: 19.90
Population 2005: 18,393 State rank: 125 Population change: 2000-20005 0.50%; 1990-2000 -1.00% Population 2000: 18,297 (White 85.70%; Black or African American 2.20%; Hispanic or Latino 10.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 6.60%). Foreign born: 4.00%. Median age: 41.30
Income 2000: per capita $14,870; median household $26,832; Population below poverty level: 16.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,368-$23,504
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 19.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Arkose said that the lease is in Eastland County, Texas, and cover 277+/- acres.
The McPhail Land and Cattle Company is a 10,750 ha ranch located in the southwestern Cross Timbers in Eastland County, Texas (Figure 1).
Oil and gas exploration company Quest Oil Corp (Pink Sheets:QOIL) on Friday announced the update of its work over programme conducted on the Hawkeye-Midkiff fields in Eastland County, Texas.
In particular, Lloyd (1887) found golden-fronted woodpeckers as far west as Reagan County, Texas, in the Concho Valley region, and Hasbrouck (1889) found breeding individuals as far north as Eastland County, Texas. Figure 1a illustrates the known distribution of golden-fronted woodpeckers as of 1900.
However, when Moore (1929) discovered a similar large ichthyodorulite in uppermost Pennsylvanian sediments in Eastland County, Texas, he named it a new species, Xystracanthus grandis.