Fisher County

Fisher County, Texas

PO Box 368
Roby, TX 79543
Phone: (325) 776-2401
Fax: (325) 776-3274
www.co.fisher.tx.us

In north-central TX, northwest of Abilene; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Samuel Rhoads Fisher (1794-1839), signer of the TX Declaration of Independence (1836) and secretary of the TX Navy

Area (sq mi):: 901.74 (land 901.16; water 0.58) Population per square mile: 4.50
Population 2005: 4,089 State rank: 209 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.90%; 1990-2000 -10.30% Population 2000: 4,344 (White 74.80%; Black or African American 2.80%; Hispanic or Latino 21.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 13.40%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 42.90
Income 2000: per capita $15,120; median household $27,659; Population below poverty level: 17.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,798-$23,033
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 20.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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1991) mention a Fisher County specimen from the western portion of the Rolling Plains.
These records for Tom Green County extend the known range of Cryptotis parva approximately 80 miles south of the locality reported for Fisher County by Jones et al.
3 mi E of Sylvester, Fisher County, Texas, 14 April 1991, one specimen (TTU 11464).