Foard County

Foard County, Texas

PO Box 539
Crowell, TX 79227
Phone: (940) 684-1365
Fax: (940) 684-1947

In north-central TX, west of Wichita Falls; organized Mar 3, 1891 from Knox and King counties. Name Origin: For Maj. Robert J. Foard (1831-98), Confederate army officer and attorney

Area (sq mi):: 707.69 (land 706.68; water 1.01) Population per square mile: 2.10
Population 2005: 1,518 State rank: 242 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.40%; 1990-2000 -9.60% Population 2000: 1,622 (White 78.70%; Black or African American 3.30%; Hispanic or Latino 16.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 12.30%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 41.70
Income 2000: per capita $14,799; median household $25,813; Population below poverty level: 14.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,992-$23,440
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.40% Median travel time to work: 16.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In Foard County, near the Texas-Oklahoma border, only one person even showed up to the polls.
The closest collections to the locality in Wichita County are Foard County to the west and Young County to the south (Turner et al.
She is an owner of four properties - three in Foard County and one in Floyd County - that she leases to hunters and to wheat and cotton farmers.
One was near the Oklahoma border, in sparsely populated Foard County. While nobody was voting for Republicans in those places, 9,265 were voting for Democratic presidential candidates.