Gregg County

Gregg County, Texas

PO Box 3049
Longview, TX 75606
Phone: (903) 236-8430
Fax: (903) 237-2574

In northeastern TX, northeast of Tyler; organized Apr 12, 1873 from Rusk and Upshur counties. Name Origin: For Gen. John Gregg (1828-64), officer in the Confederate Army

Area (sq mi):: 276.37 (land 274.03; water 2.34) Population per square mile: 422.00
Population 2005: 115,649 State rank: 33 Population change: 2000-20005 3.80%; 1990-2000 6.10% Population 2000: 111,379 (White 69.00%; Black or African American 19.90%; Hispanic or Latino 9.10%; Asian 0.70%; Other 6.60%). Foreign born: 5.40%. Median age: 35.00
Income 2000: per capita $18,449; median household $35,006; Population below poverty level: 15.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,206-$29,092
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 19.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Longview County seat (75,306)
  • Kilgore (11,619)

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    Longview is located 125 miles east of Dallas and is the county seat of Gregg County. The city is an industrial and retail center in northeast Texas, anchored by the East Texas Oil Field.
    According to Gregg County Jail records, Carrie Sue Kelly, 44, was arrested under charges of "sexual performance by a child under the age of 14 years old with the intention of employing, directing or promoting."
    "I would like to express my gratitude for our partnership with Texas Governor Greg Abbott, leadership in both Gregg County and the city of Longview, and the Longview Economic Development Corporation, all of whom helped support this project"
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    Authorities in Gregg County have reported a 20-year-old woman and her 18-month-old daughter were killed over the weekend when they were trapped in their mobile home by flames.
    A total of 58 colonies were collected from Smith County, 15 colonies from Cherokee County, 9 colonies from Hunt County, and 7 colonies from Gregg County; all colonies were of the polygyne phenotype.
    The firm has also started horizontal drilling operations on a separate Cotton Valley prospect in Gregg County, Texas.
    The case was referred to the Gregg County District Attorney's Office.
    dorsalis from Texas (see Dixon 2000), a specimen collected from a site near Longview on the Sabine River, Gregg County (West Texas State University, WTSU 6773).
    The groundbreaking will mark the ceremonial beginning to the project and will bring together a number of Orgill's top executives with local officials and dignitaries from Kilgore and Gregg County.