Erath County

Erath County, Texas

100 W Washington St County Courthouse
Stephenville, TX 76401
Phone: (254) 965-1482
Fax: (254) 965-5732
www.co.erath.tx.us

In north-central TX, southwest of Fort Worth; organized Jan 25, 1856 from Bosque and Coryell counties. Name Origin: For George Bernard Erath (1813-91), Indian fighter, Texas Ranger, and legislator

Area (sq mi):: 1089.80 (land 1086.33; water 3.47) Population per square mile: 31.40
Population 2005: 34,076 State rank: 84 Population change: 2000-20005 3.30%; 1990-2000 17.90% Population 2000: 33,001 (White 82.60%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 15.00%; Asian 0.40%; Other 9.10%). Foreign born: 7.30%. Median age: 31.40
Income 2000: per capita $16,655; median household $30,708; Population below poverty level: 16.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,227-$23,332
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 20.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Stephenville County seat (15,416)

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    Kyle, subject of the movie American Sniper, was fatally shot in 2013 at a gun range in Erath County by a fellow veteran who had been diagnosed with schizophrenia and post-traumatic stress disorder.
    It's hard not to have knowledge of this case,'' Erath County District Attorney Alan Nash said.
    Kyle, who wrote "American Sniper" about his military service from 1999 to 2009, and another man were found dead at the Rough Creek Lodge's shooting range on Saturday, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, quoting Erath County Sheriff Tommy Bryant.
    Kyle, who wrote American Sniper about his military service from 1999 to 2009, and another man were found dead at the Rough Creek Lodge's shooting range on Saturday, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, quoting Erath County Sheriff Tommy Bryant, Aljazeera reported.
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    It has also been collected from adjacent Erath County (Turner et al.
    However, according to Erath County Sheriff Tommy Bryant Kozelka did not resist arrest.
    When United Cooperative Services was created in 2000 through the consolidation of the former Johnson County and Erath County electric cooperatives, the top priority was to ensure that the employees would never lose sight of the fact that United is a member-owned cooperative committed to the communities it serves, and that it is ultimately committed to the principles that truly demonstrate the merits of the cooperative business model.
    In February 2005, one of Tradestar's first big announcements under Feimster was a partnership with United Production & Exploration of Houston to drill a gas well in Erath County, Texas.
    After that I decided that there had to be a good, used, reel-type somewhere in Erath County, Texas.
    The Patriot interests acquired by United consist of certain undivided working interests in various leases in Texas including, but not limited to, the Welder lease in Duval County; the Bailey Rogers and Fohn leases in Medina County; the Walker Smith lease in Wilbarger County; the Merrick Davis lease in Shackelford County; and the Crouch, Heady and Lane leases in Erath County ("the Patriot Interests").
    The budget also includes $500,000 to Erath County, Otto said.