Jim Wells County

Jim Wells County, Texas

PO Box 1459
Alice, TX 78333
Phone: (361) 668-5702

In southeastern TX, west of Corpus Christi; organized Mar 25, 1911 from Nueces County. Name Origin: For James B. Wells, a jurist

Area (sq mi):: 868.22 (land 864.52; water 3.71) Population per square mile: 47.40
Population 2005: 40,951 State rank: 72 Population change: 2000-20005 4.10%; 1990-2000 4.40% Population 2000: 39,326 (White 22.90%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 75.70%; Asian 0.40%; Other 21.00%). Foreign born: 3.60%. Median age: 32.80
Income 2000: per capita $12,252; median household $28,843; Population below poverty level: 24.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,653-$21,149
Unemployment (2004): 6.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Alice County seat (19,445)

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    Michael Guerra, the Jim Wells County Democratic chairman, said he expects a close race.
    A Jim Wells County jury returned a verdict in the amount of $28.
    The Corpus Christi banking market comprises Nueces and San Patricio Counties, the area encompassing Alice and Orange Grove in Jim Wells County, and the community of San Diego in Duval County, all in Texas.
    The companies will jointly develop an oil and gas field located in the Premont Northwest Field, in Jim Wells County, Texas.
    PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED : The Joint Venture Agreement is for the development of a Mutual Area of Interest in the Northwest Premont Field in Jim Wells County, Texas.
    We were all raised in Jim Wells County, a county whose residents are, by and large, pro-life, pro-business and pro-oil-and-gas exploration, a county where gun ownership and hunting are as common as a Starbucks coffee in our state capital," he said.
    54 pertaining to a separate well in Jim Wells County, Texas.
    While we concentrate many of our resources on near-term opportunities, we are also focused on developing a pipeline of prospects that will drive your company's future growth, most recently by acquiring the remaining 75% interest in the Jim Wells County, Texas prospect.
    OTCBB: GRPR) The Board of Directors are pleased to announce that Grid Petroleum has entered into a Joint Venture Development Agreement with a private holding company, to develop a Mutual Area of Interest in the Northwest Premont Field in Jim Wells County Texas.
    And Jim Wells County has the injunction that a young Lyndon Johnson filed against Coke Stephenson and Texas Ranger Frank Hammer to keep them from opening up the ballot box for Precinct 13, which contained questionable votes for Johnson that caused him to win the 1948 U.
    The Company's Tiller Ranch Field lease (the "Lease") is located within Tom Graham Field, Jim Wells County, Texas, which has produced over thirteen billion cubic feet of natural gas (13 Bcfg) from twenty-five distinct sands as well as six million eight hundred thousand barrels of oil (6.