Montague County

Montague County, Texas

PO Box 77
Montague, TX 76251
Phone: (940) 894-2461
Fax: (940) 894-3110

On the central northern border of TX, southeast of Wichita Falls; organized Dec 24, 1857 from Cooke County. Name Origin: For Daniel Montague (1798-1876), surveyor and veteran of the Mexican War

Area (sq mi):: 938.44 (land 930.66; water 7.78) Population per square mile: 21.10
Population 2005: 19,677 State rank: 119 Population change: 2000-20005 2.90%; 1990-2000 10.70% Population 2000: 19,117 (White 92.70%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 5.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.50%). Foreign born: 2.40%. Median age: 41.30
Income 2000: per capita $17,115; median household $31,048; Population below poverty level: 14.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,367-$22,983
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 30.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Montague County Sheriff's chief deputy Jack Lawson said the event's owner had been co-operating with the investigation into the death.
Montague County Sheriff 's chief deputy Jack Lawson said the event's owner had been co-operating with the investigation into the death.
The crash happened on a dirt road within the grounds of the four-day festival and Mr Fairbairn was airlifted to a Fort Worth hospital, according to Montague County Sheriff's chief deputy Jack Lawson.
It was hydrogen sulfide, also known as H2S, that took the life of Gregory Claxton, an Iraq War veteran and the father of a 3-year-old boy, in Montague County, Texas, on Feb.
Even in North Texas' gas-rich Barnett Shale, where drilling activity has decreased significantly in recent years due to low natural gas prices, water use for fracking is still high in Montague County. Fracking operations there in 2012 used about one-third the amount of water the entire county, with a population of about 20,000, used in 2011.
Both the Wise County and Montague County TEA Party groups have endorsed Dr.
The chase began when Texas officers in Montague County tried to pull over a known drug suspect and were fired on by someone inside the black Cadiliac.
The species is recorded from the Antlers Formation at Butler Farm (Wise County) and Greenwood Canyon (Montague County), and from the Twin Mountains Formation at the Jones Ranch Locality (Hood County).
Oil and gas company Topaz Resources Inc (OTC.BB:TOPZ) said on Monday that the company is in the process of consolidating approximately 750 net acres in the oil leg of the Barnett Shale in Montague County in North Texas.
In Montague County, a fire burned seventeen miles between Ringgold and Nocona, destroying forty homes.
Notice the largest symbol is over the North Texas' Montague County, site of a massive fire in 2009 that destroyed 69 homes and burned 31,000 acres.
This species was found to be common from Montague County southeastward to Decatur.