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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    Erath County occurs in the southwestern portion of the West Cross Timbers (Fig.
    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.
    Griffith et al., in litt.) and Cross Timbers and Prairies vegetational area (Correll and Johnston, 1979) in Erath County, Texas.
    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.
    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.
    However, according to Erath County Sheriff Tommy Bryant Kozelka did not resist arrest.
    One of Ray Beavers' first responsibilities as CEO of United was to lead two culturally different electric cooperatives (Johnson County Electric cooperative and Erath County Electric Cooperative) through a consolidation, ultimately becoming United Cooperative Services--a 70,000 meter cooperative on the fringes of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.
    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.
    Erath County, located about 60 miles southwest of Fort Worth along a tributary of the Brazos River, is one of the largest milk producing areas in Texas.
    Livestock and the environment: a national pilot project, NPP integrated modeling system: calibration of the APEX model for dairy waste application fields in Erath County, Texas.
    After that I decided that there had to be a good, used, reel-type somewhere in Erath County, Texas.