Gaines County

Gaines County, Texas

101 S Main St Rm 107
Seminole, TX 79360
Phone: (432) 758-4003
Fax: (432) 758-1442

On the southwestern border of TX panhandle, north of Odessa; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For James Gaines (1776-1850), signer of the TX Declaration of Independence (1836) and TX legislator (1838-42)

Area (sq mi):: 1502.84 (land 1502.35; water 0.49) Population per square mile: 9.80
Population 2005: 14,712 State rank: 139 Population change: 2000-20005 1.70%; 1990-2000 2.40% Population 2000: 14,467 (White 60.80%; Black or African American 2.30%; Hispanic or Latino 35.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 17.40%). Foreign born: 18.90%. Median age: 29.70
Income 2000: per capita $13,088; median household $30,432; Population below poverty level: 21.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,763-$23,506
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 17.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The case has been referred to the Office of the Gaines County District Attorney for prosecution.
The lease is for 160 acres of land in Gaines County, and provides the potential for more wells to be drilled.
The Shin Oak NGL Pipeline will originate at Enterprise's Hobbs NGL fractionation and storage facility in Gaines County, TX.
M2 EQUITYBITES-April 17, 2017-Ring Energy announces acquisition of approximately 33,000 undeveloped acres in Gaines County, Texas
He noted that some counties were getting dangerously close to that 95 percent marker, such as Gaines County in the western part of the state where the exemptions are now at 4.83 percent, and Briscoe County in the Texas Panhandle with 3.55 percent.
Seminole Hospital District (Gaines County), TX: GOLT A1
Breitling Oil and Gas Corporation, an independent exploration and production company based in Irving, Texas, has drilled the Breitling-Big Tex #1 on June 26, 2011 in Gaines County, Texas.
The first photograph is of a Gaines County animal which was killed in a house 1.6 km S Seminole (UTM 13S 0721230, 3619012) on 2 February 1994.
The damage survey was conducted in Gaines County where the highest wind gusts and most damage were reported.
A graveside service and inurnment will be held later this month at Gaines County Memorial Cemetery in Seminole, Texas.