Lavaca County

Lavaca County, Texas

109 N La Grange St
Hallettsville, TX 77964
Phone: (361) 798-3612
Fax: (361) 798-1610
www.co.lavaca.tx.us

In southeastern TX, east of San Antonio; organized Apr 6, 1846 from Colorado, Victoria, and Jackson counties. Name Origin: For the Lavaca River; Spanish translation of original French la vache 'the cow,' for the buffalo in the area, which La Salle thought resembled cows.

Area (sq mi):: 970.35 (land 969.90; water 0.45) Population per square mile: 19.50
Population 2005: 18,925 State rank: 122 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.50%; 1990-2000 2.80% Population 2000: 19,210 (White 81.10%; Black or African American 6.80%; Hispanic or Latino 11.40%; Asian 0.20%; Other 6.10%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 41.90
Income 2000: per capita $16,398; median household $29,132; Population below poverty level: 13.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,388-$24,656
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.00% Median travel time to work: 22.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Republic will construct a gathering pipeline from Lavaca County, TX to the new interconnection at KMP's DeWitt Station, near Cuero, TX.
"The Texas Rangers and the Lavaca County Sheriff completed an extensive investigation into the death of Jesus Flores, and the evidence showed that the use of deadly force was justified," District Attorney Heather McMinn said on Tuesday, (http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/06/20/us-usa-crime-texas-father-idUSBRE85J00Z20120620) according to Reuters .
Investigators in Lavaca County, Texas, said the father caught the man in the act of sexually assaulting his four-year-old child.
Oil and gas company Penn Virginia Corporation (NYSE:PVA) reported on Tuesday that it has entered into an agreement to explore the Eagle Ford Shale in an area of mutual interest (AMI) in Lavaca County, Texas.
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So far, five deer out of more than 250 killed have tested positive for the disease, four from the original facility in Medina County and one in a Lavaca County breeding facility.
Construction of New bridge on US 90A crossing Brushy Creek in Lavaca County, approximately four miles east of Hallettsville.
The gathering system will initially consist of 180 miles of gathering and trunk lines located in north-central Gonzales and western Lavaca counties which will deliver gathered volumes to a 144-acre central delivery point (CDP) in western Lavaca County capable of storing and blending crude oil volumes.
The Lavaca county sheriff's office announced the jury's decision at a news conference, where a recording of the man's panicked 911 call to police was played.