Live Oak County

Live Oak County, Texas

PO Box 280
George West, TX 78022
Phone: (361) 449-2733

In southern TX, northwest of Corpus Christi; organized Feb 2, 1856 from Nueces County. Name Origin: For the indigenous live oak trees, Quercus virginiana and Q. chrysolepsis.

Area (sq mi):: 1078.83 (land 1036.30; water 42.53) Population per square mile: 11.30
Population 2005: 11,717 State rank: 157 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.80%; 1990-2000 28.80% Population 2000: 12,309 (White 58.50%; Black or African American 2.40%; Hispanic or Latino 38.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 10.00%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 39.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,886; median household $32,057; Population below poverty level: 16.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,754-$18,905
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.80% Median travel time to work: 27.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Corpus Christi County seat (281,196)

  • See other counties in .
    References in periodicals archive ?
    80-acre parcel in Live Oak County, Texas with a bid of $1,202 per acre for a total bid of $1,174,354.
    Plains and Enterprise will construct 55 miles of gathering and trunkline pipelines that will connect Karnes County and Live Oak County production areas to the Three Rivers terminal.
    A new 10,000 bpd stabiliser and 21 storage tanks in Live Oak County, Texas, had a combined $100 million price tag, while a 50,000 bpd splitter costs about $250 million.
    Two women who served sentences at Live Oak County Jail in South Texas have filed a federal civil lawsuit charging prison guards with running a brutal "rape camp.
    The JV will be made of a pipeline system going from Gardendale in LaSalle county to Three Rivers in Live Oak county and then to Corpus Christi connecting with a new segment from Three Rivers to Enterprise's Lyssy station in Wilson county.
    The JV will include a 140 mile crude oil and condensate line presently under construction from Gardendale in LaSalle County to Three Rivers in Live Oak County and on to Corpus Christi besides a new 35-mile pipeline segment from Three Rivers to Enterprise's Lyssy station in Wilson County.
    for possible installation at Greater Sooner's Clayton field project in Live Oak County, Texas.
    Lake Corpus Christi, Live Oak County, Texas, 5 October 1993, two specimens (HMNS 42487); Amistad Reservoir (near confluence of Devils River), Val Verde County, Texas, 21 December 1994, two specimens (HMNS 42486); Middle Concho River upstream from Twin Buttes Reservoir, Tom Green County, Texas, 3 August 1994, two specimens (HMNS 42485).
    Live Oak County Sheriff Larry Busby, on the jump in fatalities along a local highway after the oil and gas boom brought with it an increase in big truck traffic
    Additionally, ETP will construct 51 miles of 36-inch pipe extending from its Robstown pipeline system in Nueces County, TX to its facilities located in Live Oak County, TX (Nueces Crossover).