Garza County

Garza County, Texas

PO Box 366
Post, TX 79356
Phone: (806) 495-4430
Fax: (806) 495-4431

In south-central TX panhandle, southeast of Lubbock; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Geronimo Garza, a colonizer who founded San Antonio

Area (sq mi):: 896.19 (land 895.56; water 0.63) Population per square mile: 5.60
Population 2005: 5,002 State rank: 203 Population change: 2000-20005 2.70%; 1990-2000 -5.30% Population 2000: 4,872 (White 56.70%; Black or African American 4.80%; Hispanic or Latino 37.20%; Asian 0.10%; Other 20.30%). Foreign born: 6.30%. Median age: 35.10
Income 2000: per capita $12,704; median household $27,206; Population below poverty level: 22.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,723-$20,197
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.80% Median travel time to work: 16.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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M2 EQUITYBITES-May 17, 2011-Baron Energy Inc announces addition of bolt-on producing property in Garza County, Texas(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
This species was previously recorded in Comanche, Erath, and Eastland counties to the east and Garza County to the west of this current study (Goetze 2000; 2009; Schmidly 2004).
Many towns were recruiting him, but Post, the seat of Garza County, stood out.
That one's got 22 counties in it, a splatter on the map that includes Shamrock and Route 66 on the north, reaches south nearly to Abilene, west to Garza County, next to Lubbock, and east to Cooke County, just north of Denton.
The closest collections to the Rolling Plains locality in Wichita County are Grayson County to the east, Palo Pinto County to the southeast, and Garza County to the southwest (Turner et al.
Comprehensive county plant surveys have been completed for several counties in the West Texas area; King (1975) in Coke County, Eckhardt (1975) in Tom Green County, Hutchins (1968) in Garza County, and Collins (1966) in Ector and Midland counties.
On 21 July 1998 at 1330 hrs, on the North Fork of the Double Mountain Fork of the Brazos River in Garza County, Texas, mortality of cyprinids trapped in an isolated pool was observed as it occurred.
Fishes were collected from the Double Mountain Fork, Garza County, Texas, from August 1996 through December 1998.
(1996) in Garza County, a northwest extension of 152 km from the shrew reported by Dowler & Boyd (1996) in Tom Green County and an 128 km westward expansion from the Fisher County specimen reported by Jones et al.
3 mi S, 9 mi E of Justiceburg, Garza County, Texas, 10 June 1993, one specimen (TTU 11459); 4 mi S, 2 mi E of Justiceburg, Garza County, Texas, 18 April 1989, two specimens (TTU 11460-11461).
-- A single specimen of the eastern mole was collected south of White River Lake in Garza County. The nearest reported occurrence of S.
E Justiceburg, Garza County, in open mesquite grassland.