Frio County

Frio County, Texas

500 E San Antonio St Rm 6
Pearsall, TX 78061
Phone: (830) 334-2214
Fax: (830) 334-0021

In southern TX, southwest of San Antonio; organized Feb 1, 1858 from Bexar and Uvalde counties. Name Origin: For the Frio River, which runs through it; Spanish 'cold.'

Area (sq mi):: 1134.28 (land 1133.02; water 1.26) Population per square mile: 14.50
Population 2005: 16,387 State rank: 132 Population change: 2000-20005 0.80%; 1990-2000 20.60% Population 2000: 16,252 (White 20.60%; Black or African American 4.90%; Hispanic or Latino 73.80%; Asian 0.40%; Other 22.90%). Foreign born: 5.80%. Median age: 30.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,069; median household $24,504; Population below poverty level: 29.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $14,880-$16,532
Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 26.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Jail, by Terri Langford - The Texas Commission on Jail Standards voted Thursday to shut down the Frio County Jail for failing to adhere to jail standards, something they agency has done only twice before in its 40-year history.
NuStar's South Texas Crude Oil Pipeline system consists of more than 200 miles of crude transmission and gathering lines spanning from Gardendale in La Salle County and Frio County to Oakville in Live Oak County and continues to Corpus Christi in Nueces County with a capacity to transport 100,000 bopd.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 6, 2012-Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Corp awarded MOU for drilling operations in Frio County, Texas(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
Oil and gas company Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Corp (OTC Markets:ECCE) reported on Wednesday the receipt of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for financing the drilling on its 85% working interest in 3,684 acre leasehold in Frio County, Texas.
These funds will be used for previously identified low-risk, exploitation opportunities, which primarily include drilling the Matagorda Bay State Track 127-1 well in Calhoun County, recompleting two existing wells in the Big Foot area of Frio County, drilling four horizontal laterals from existing well bores in the Giddings Field, drilling a sidetrack re-entry in the Matagorda Bay State Track 150-1 well, and funding general corporate purposes.'
(This list reflects a new lease of oil and gas interests on the Frio County Ranch and the disposition, or decline in value to less than $1,000, of several interests previously contributed to my trust.) In this regard, I will continue to recuse myself from any particular matter that has direct and predictable effect upon the price of domestic oil and gas.
>For just the third time in its 40-year history, the Texas Commission on Jail Standards Thursday shut down a jail, voting to close the Frio County lockup after it repeatedly failed to meet state standards.
The acquisition includes a crude pipeline system that spans from LaSalle County and Frio County to Live Oak County.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 12, 2012-Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Corporation acquires 85% working interest in Frio County, Texas(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
Their burned bodies were found in nearby Frio County.
* TexStar Midstream Services LP announced that it will build a 65-mile, 12-inch pipeline with the capacity to move 120,000 barrels a day of crude oil and natural gas from Frio County to Three Rivers.
He also said there were some stakeholders involved in the negotiations that didn't want the bill to allocate any money for counties such as Frio County, which are taking in more waste from energy production than they are producing oil and gas.