Grimes County

Grimes County, Texas

PO Box 209
Anderson, TX 77830
Phone: (936) 873-2662
Fax: (936) 873-2056

In east-central TX, east of Austin; organized Apr 6, 1846 from Montgomery County. Name Origin: For Jesse Grimes (1788-1866), signer of the TX Declaration of Independence (1836) and legislator (1836-37; 1841-45)

Area (sq mi):: 801.16 (land 793.60; water 7.56) Population per square mile: 31.70
Population 2005: 25,192 State rank: 100 Population change: 2000-20005 7.00%; 1990-2000 25.10% Population 2000: 23,552 (White 62.70%; Black or African American 20.00%; Hispanic or Latino 16.10%; Asian 0.30%; Other 7.80%). Foreign born: 5.00%. Median age: 38.10
Income 2000: per capita $14,368; median household $32,280; Population below poverty level: 16.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,852-$18,712
Unemployment (2004): 7.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 32.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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But 100 miles away, Liz Machac has been adamant about holding on to her 235 acres of Grimes County property in the path of the proposed bullet train.
The BVCOG (TX) Regional 9-1-1 program encompasses seven 9-1-1 centers in six counties: Washington County 9-1-1, Burleson County Sheriff's Office, Grimes County Sheriff's Office, Navasota Police Department, and the Leon County, Madison County and Robertson County Sheriff's Offices.
While the Examiner covers the entirety of Grimes County, which Navasota is situated in, Longabaugh's publication concentrates specifically on the town itself along with a few of the rural communities in the area.
Petroleum company Magellan Midstream Partners (NYSE:MMP) and Plains All American Pipeline (NYSE:PAA) reported the launch of an open season to assess customer interest in a new origin in Grimes County, Texas for the BridgeTex pipeline to accept Eaglebine crude oil and condensate shipments.
An independent community bank, First State Bank of Bedias has served Grimes County, Texas, and surrounding counties for more than 100 years.
The 36-inch expansion provides 20,000 horsepower of compression to the 30-inch section of the ETC Katy pipeline, which extends from the Partnership's Grimes County compressor station to the Katy natural gas trading hub.
The Pearson #1RE well, as a re-entry into an existing well in the Grimes County area of the Giddings Field, has produced around 1.25 MMCFD and 48 BOPD over its first eight days of production.
This was the second night running Oakfield had just missed out on glory as they were knocked out of the Alan Grimes county seven-a-side competition the night before having won two matches.
-- Twelve eastern wild turkey hens were captured in January 1994, translocated, and released into Grimes County, Texas, under the direction of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department biologists.
On January 8th, a skunk wandered into the gymnasium of Anderson Elementary School in Grimes County, Texas.
John Jadrosich, public information officer for the Trinity River Authority of Texas, said the recent project is part of a partial improvement plan undertaken to provide water for Tenaska Frontier Partners Ltd.'s newly built 800-MW natural gas-fired electric generation plant in Grimes County.