Jack County

Jack County, Texas

100 Main St
Jacksboro, TX 76458
Phone: (940) 567-2111
Fax: (940) 567-6641

In north-central TX, northwest of Fort Worth; organized July 4, 1857 from Cooke County. Name Origin: For the Jack brothers, William Houston (1806-44) and Patrick Churchill (1808-44), both TX statesman and legislators

Area (sq mi):: 920.11 (land 916.61; water 3.50) Population per square mile: 9.90
Population 2005: 9,064 State rank: 174 Population change: 2000-20005 3.40%; 1990-2000 25.50% Population 2000: 8,763 (White 85.20%; Black or African American 5.50%; Hispanic or Latino 7.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 5.50%). Foreign born: 2.80%. Median age: 37.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,210; median household $32,500; Population below poverty level: 12.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,488-$19,453
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 28.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Generation additions in the past decade include 1200 MW at two units of natural gas generation (Jack County projects) and 388 MW from the Sandy Creek coal-fired plant.
Faith Community Hospital is the lone healthcare facility for Jacksboro's 4,500 residents, and is legally responsible for providing all indigent care throughout Jack County. 47% of FCH patients receive Medicare, and the county ranks near the bottom in the state for its healthcare record.
"Jack County will be a shining example of what a rural community can accomplish," Beaman stated.
Energy company Enbridge Inc (TSX:ENB.TO) (NYSE:ENB) said on Monday that it has signed an agreement with Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc for construction of the USD0.2bn 110-megawatt (MW) Keechi Wind Project located in Jack County, Texas.
This native subspecies has also been reported from adjacent Jack County (Turner et al.
“At a time when many rural communities are seeing a reduction in healthcare services, we are fortunate to be experiencing growth in Jack County,” said Phyliss Elenburg, president of the FCH Charitable Foundation.
The closest collections to the locality in Wichita County are Childress County to the west and Jack County to the southeast (Turner et al.
Azle, TX, September 29, 2012 --(PR.com)-- WC5C Ham Radio team will divide and conquer this weekend as one detachment works to support the Parker Baptist Communicators K5PBA in Somervell County, while another party from the team converges on Jack County. The occasion is the Texas QSO Party also known as TQP.
While collecting marine invertebrate fossils from Upper Pennsylvanian deposits near Jacksboro, Jack County, Texas, one of us (P.
West of Jacksboro, Jack County, Texas, 250 meters West of County Road No.
The Jack County population may be wanderers from the Waggoner herd or they may represent another stocking effort.