Ector County

Ector County, Texas

300 N Grant Ave Rm 111
Odessa, TX 79761
Phone: (432) 498-4130
Fax: (432) 498-4177
www.co.ector.tx.us

In the southwestern TX panhandle, west of Midland; organized Feb 26, 1887 from Tom Green County. Name Origin: For Gen. Matthew Duncan Ector (1822-79), TX legislator and jurist

Area (sq mi):: 901.68 (land 901.06; water 0.62) Population per square mile: 139.10
Population 2005: 125,339 State rank: 27 Population change: 2000-20005 3.50%; 1990-2000 1.80% Population 2000: 121,123 (White 51.30%; Black or African American 4.60%; Hispanic or Latino 42.40%; Asian 0.60%; Other 21.00%). Foreign born: 10.60%. Median age: 32.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,031; median household $31,152; Population below poverty level: 18.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,093-$22,665
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 18.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Odessa County seat (92,844)

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    The two-day event at the Ector County Coliseum will feature dozens of outstanding animals.
    The ability to track their own progress has given them a sense of independence and insight into their own learning that they've never had before, says Leslie Bonds, the curriculum facilitator for secondary campuses at Ector County ISD in Texas.
    Phase I of the James Lake system consists of a 105 MMcf/d cryogenic gas processing plant in Ector County, Texas, and six field compressor stations, 60 miles of 12" trunkline and 20 miles of low pressure gathering lines in Ector and Andrews counties, Texas.
    Phase I of the James Lake system includes 105 MMcf/d cryogenic gas processing plant in Ector County, Texas, and six field compressor stations, 60 miles of 12' trunkline and 20 miles of low pressure gathering lines in Ector and Andrews counties, Texas.
    Ector County Hospital District's police chief, Brad Timmons, said if an inmate's condition worsens and it looks as if he or she could die, the hospital could allow family members to go into the hospital room.
    In 2011, the developers created economic investment agreements with the City of Odessa, Ector County and Odessa College District.
    The case was referred to the Ector County Attorney's Office, Odessa, Texas, and to the Crane County District Attorney's Office, Odessa, Texas.
    But on Monday, Bobby Bland, the district attorney for Ector County, where Gardendale is located, said "there is no evidence to support holding anybody criminally responsible.
    Ector County Commissioners recently approved the EPA's request to put more test wells near the site, called the East 67th Street Ground Water Plume.
    Save First Basin's supporters denied there had been any wrongdoing, but the Odessa, Texas-head-quartered First Basin sued in 2008 in the District Court of Ector County, and the litigation has been going on ever since.
    Union Pacific's rail-safety awareness campaign with Operation Lifesaver included a train ride for an ill 6-year-old boy in Ector County, Texas.
    Shortly before Valentine's Day of 2011, Brooke Daniels contacted me - the man she had been dating - at my home in Ector County and requested the sum of $5,000.