Lynn County

Lynn County, Texas

PO Box 937
Tahoka, TX 79373
Phone: (806) 561-4750
Fax: (806) 561-4988

In southwestern TX panhandle, south of Lubbock; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For W. Linn (?-1836), a soldier killed at the Alamo

Area (sq mi):: 893.46 (land 891.88; water 1.58) Population per square mile: 7.00
Population 2005: 6,237 State rank: 193 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.80%; 1990-2000 -3.10% Population 2000: 6,550 (White 51.60%; Black or African American 2.80%; Hispanic or Latino 44.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 21.40%). Foreign born: 5.00%. Median age: 35.20
Income 2000: per capita $14,090; median household $26,694; Population below poverty level: 22.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,510-$25,386
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 19.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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It's not out of ignorance, said Joe Craig, president of the Grassland Water Supply Corporation, which provides drinking water to a farming community of roughly 50 people in Lynn County, just south of Lubbock.
$410,000 in financial assistance to the City of Hudson (Angelina County) for a new wastewater treatment plant $6.31 million in financial assistance to the City of Tahoka (Lynn County) for water distribution system improvements $640,000 to the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on behalf of the City of Whitewright (Grayson and Fannin counties) for wastewater system improvements..
The study site was located approximately 4 km south and 12 km east of Tahoka in Lynn County, Texas.
The climate of Lynn County is subhumid, and characterized by low annual precipitation, a high rate of evaporation and high average wind velocity (Mowery & McKee 1959).
King's Lynn County Court District Judge Rutland granted the eviction order to the Queen's Sandringham land agent.
At the Lynn County courthouse, the spiral staircase where guards used to lead inmates down from cramped top-floor cells to the courtroom is closed off.
Franklin, the Lynn County judge, who is seeking about $5 million from the state for his courthouse.
The elegant Lynn County courthouse has a rich history.
Some Panhandle counties are maxed out, though Lynn County - which has 11.5 percent of its cropland enrolled - has room under the cap.