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Kleberg County, Texas

PO Box 1327
Kingsville, TX 78364
Phone: (361) 595-8548
Fax: (361) 593-1355

On the southeastern coast of TX, south of Corpus Christi; organized Feb 27, 1913 from Nueces County. Name Origin: For Robert Justice Kleberg (1803-88), German immigrant, Republic of TX soldier, and jurist

Area (sq mi):: 1090.29 (land 870.97; water 219.32) Population per square mile: 35.30
Population 2005: 30,757 State rank: 90 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.50%; 1990-2000 4.20% Population 2000: 31,549 (White 28.50%; Black or African American 3.70%; Hispanic or Latino 65.40%; Asian 1.50%; Other 22.90%). Foreign born: 6.50%. Median age: 29.20
Income 2000: per capita $13,542; median household $29,313; Population below poverty level: 26.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,001-$21,157
Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 19.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Kingsville County seat (25,257)

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    The largest of these was discovered on October 2, 2009, in Kleberg County, Texas, when a mare was presented for veterinary care with clinical signs of infection.
    MATERIALS AND METHODS--We compared sizes of home range of two populations of urban-breeding white-winged doves in Texas by reanalyzing data accrued from radiotransmitters during two previous studies in Kingsville, Kleberg County, Texas (Gray, 2002), and Waco, McLellan County, Texas (Small et al., 2007).
    Geology and hydrogeology of the Kingsville dome in situ leach uranium mine, Kleberg County, Texas. Unpublished M.S.
    Uranium mineralization in the Goliad Formation of the Kingsville dome in situ leach uranium mine in Kleberg County, Texas. Texas J.
    Ground-water resources of Kleberg County, Texas: U.S.
    Three wild boars (<4 months old) were trapped near Encinal, Kleberg County, Texas, and one wild boar was the captive-born offspring of two wild-caught adults.
    Pods of honey mesquites and acorns of live oaks (Quercus virginiana) were collected from trees in the vicinity of Kingsville, Kleberg County, Texas. Acorns of Shumard oaks (Quercus shumardii) were obtained from Louisiana Forest Seed Company, Inc.
    Raccoons and southern plains woodrats were trapped in the vicinity of Kingsville, Kleberg County, Texas.
    TABLE 1--Composition (percentage for all components, except gross energy, which was kcal/g; n = 6) of commercial pellets on a dry matter basis fed to wild boars (Sus scrofa), white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), collared peccaries (Pecari tajacu), turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo), raccoons (Procyon lotor), and southern plains woodrats (Neotoma micropus) during digestion trials in 2000 and 2001, Kingsville, Kleberg County, Texas, and values from three species of mast in Texas (Elston, 2003).