Lipscomb County

Lipscomb County, Texas

1 Courthouse Sq PO Box 70
Lipscomb, TX 79056
Phone: (806) 862-3091
Fax: (806) 862-3004
www.co.lipscomb.tx.us

On the northeastern border of TX panhandle; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Abner S. Lipscomb (1789-1858), AL legislator, secretary of state for the Republic of TX (1839-40), and associate justice of the TX supreme court (1846-58)

Area (sq mi):: 932.22 (land 932.11; water 0.11) Population per square mile: 3.30
Population 2005: 3,101 State rank: 224 Population change: 2000-20005 1.40%; 1990-2000 -2.70% Population 2000: 3,057 (White 76.70%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 20.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 16.60%). Foreign born: 11.70%. Median age: 39.50
Income 2000: per capita $16,328; median household $31,964; Population below poverty level: 16.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,125-$27,963
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 19.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Location: Dumas, Moore County, 1249 North Maddox; Darrouzett, Lipscomb County, 311 West Broadway; Gruver, Hansford County, 114 West SH 15; Panhandle, Carson County, 101 South Elsie.
The system will continue to be divided into two primary components, an upstream gathering system to transport crude oil from the production areas to the Casey Station, an operational terminal and storage facility in Section 161 in Lipscomb County, TX, and an 8-inch mainline pipeline that will transport crude oil from the Casey Station to the Plains' Reydon Station interconnect.
Lipscomb County Judge Willis Smith declined to order mandatory evacuations.
Early Hemphillian (Late Miocene) snakes from the Higgins local fauna of Lipscomb County, Texas.
The project will consist of an upstream gathering system to transport crude oil from the production areas to the Casey Station, an operational terminal and storage facility in Lipscomb County, and an 8-inch mainline pipeline that will transport crude oil from the Casey Station to the Plains' Reydon Station interconnect.