Motley County

Motley County, Texas

PO Box 660
Matador, TX 79244
Phone: (806) 347-2621
Fax: (806) 347-2220

In east-central TX panhandle, northeast of Lubbock; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Junius William Mottley (1812-36), signer of the TX Declaration of Independence (1836) who was killed at the Battle of San Jacinto. Clerical spelling error was allowed to stand

Area (sq mi):: 989.81 (land 989.38; water 0.43) Population per square mile: 1.30
Population 2005: 1,299 State rank: 246 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.90%; 1990-2000 -6.90% Population 2000: 1,426 (White 82.20%; Black or African American 3.50%; Hispanic or Latino 12.10%; Asian 0.10%; Other 8.90%). Foreign born: 3.30%. Median age: 44.40
Income 2000: per capita $16,584; median household $28,348; Population below poverty level: 19.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,447-$20,647
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.00% Median travel time to work: 18.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Oil and gas company West Texas Resources (OTCQB:WTXR) disclosed on Tuesday the completion of the acquisition of 10% working interest (7.5% net revenue interest) in a natural gas prospect located in the Birnie field in Motley County, Texas.
Burrows at the grazed site compare favorably to the burrow ecological characteristics reported from Motley County (Martin & Matocha 1992).
Rick Copp, superintendent of Motley County ISD in Matador, Texas, reports that the breakout sessions accelerated his learning and built a solid foundation for his continued technology use.
The closest collections to the locality in Wichita County are Motley County to the west, Throckmorton County to the south, and Collin County to the southeast (Turner et al.
Vertebrate fossils from a strath terrace of Quitaque Creek, Motley County, Texas.
Specimens in the collection of Recent mammals at The Museum, Texas Tech University, also include individuals from east of the escarpment in Motley County. All of these moles were collected in suitable habitats such as in sandy creek and river bottoms, on golf courses, and in other areas of generally friable soil.