Hansford County

Hansford County, Texas

15 NW Court
Spearman, TX 79081
Phone: (806) 659-4110
Fax: (806) 659-4168
www.co.hansford.tx.us

In north-central TX panhandle, northeast of Amarillo; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Gen. John M. Hansford (?-1844), TX district court judge (1840-42) and attorney general of TX

Area (sq mi):: 920.40 (land 919.80; water 0.60) Population per square mile: 5.70
Population 2005: 5,230 State rank: 201 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.60%; 1990-2000 -8.20% Population 2000: 5,369 (White 67.10%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 31.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 19.80%). Foreign born: 15.60%. Median age: 36.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,408; median household $35,438; Population below poverty level: 16.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,530-$34,080
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 15.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Step-in Agreement has already successfully delivered the Company an interest in two producing wells, the Sutton2H-52 well in Hansford County, Texas (Stonehorse 25% Working Interest) and the Burgess 28-1 well in Ellis County, Oklahoma (Stonehorse 96.8% Working Interest).
("We believe in God in Hansford County," Teresa Barkley said.) Timber's father, Tim Barkley, is the principal operator of the small farm, where he and his family grow corn, wheat and milo (grain sorghum).
4, 1919, in Hansford County, Texas, to Robert and Nellie Moore Thompson.
S Spearman, Hansford County. The specimen from Follett is also from the watershed of the Beaver rather than the Canadian River.
In the Ogallala, for example, a well in Hansford County contained water at around 70-f00t depths in 1950.