Nolan County

Nolan County, Texas

100 E 3rd St Suite 108
Sweetwater, TX 79556
Phone: (325) 235-2462
Fax: (325) 236-9416

In north-central TX, west of Abilene; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Philip Nolan (1771-1801), an American agitator in Spanish-held TX, killed by Spanish soldiers

Area (sq mi):: 913.93 (land 911.98; water 1.94) Population per square mile: 16.30
Population 2005: 14,878 State rank: 138 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.80%; 1990-2000 -4.80% Population 2000: 15,802 (White 66.30%; Black or African American 4.70%; Hispanic or Latino 28.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 16.70%). Foreign born: 4.20%. Median age: 37.40
Income 2000: per capita $14,077; median household $26,209; Population below poverty level: 21.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,036-$21,683
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 16.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Sweetwater County seat (10,882)

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    Leeward Renewable Energy, LLC ("Leeward") and GE today announced the successful completion of the repowering of the combined capacity 136 MW Sweetwater 1 & 2 wind farms in Nolan County, Texas.
    Diante dessa conjuntura, esse estudo teve por intuito realizar uma comparacao entre a regiao de Nolan County no Oeste do Texas (Estados Unidos) e o litoral Oeste do Ceara (Brasil), como forma de qualificar os impactos diretos e indiretos sobre o meio social, provenientes da instalacao desta atividade, e refletir sobre seu real grau de sustentabilidade socio-politica.
    12 August 2016 - US-based Mid-Con Energy Partners, LP (NASDAQ: MCEP) through its Mid-Con Energy Properties LLC subsidiary, has closed the acquisition of oil and natural gas properties in Nolan County, Texas, for approximately USD 19.
    Target: Oil and natural gas properties in Nolan County, Texas
    Then oil companies, or "operators," showed up in Nolan County, where Sweetwater is the government seat.
    Specimens ACUNHC 1356 and 1357 were found 20 km east and 10 km south of Sweetwater in Nolan County.
    Jennifer Powis, a Sierra Club representative, said three more coal plants are on the drawing boards in Texas - the Las Brisas plant proposed in Corpus Christi, the Tenaska plant in Nolan County and the Summit Power plant near Odessa.
    announces the drilling of the Thornberg #1 in Nolan County, Texas.
    Trailblazer will generate more than $740 million in Nolan County economic impact during construction and during operation will provide more than 100 direct well-paying permanent jobs, plus an estimated 70 secondary jobs from increased local spending.
    3-MW wind turbines for the Champion wind farm in Nolan County, Texas, in 2007.
    Sweetwater Windpower Project, Nolan County, 283 MW (of 585 MW total), Ocotillo Windpower Project, Howard County, 59 MW, Notrees Windpower Project, Ector & Winkler Counties, 153 MW, Blue Wing Solar Power Project, San Antonio,14 MW, Notrees Battery Storage Project, Winkler County, 36 MW, Los Vientos I Windpower Project, Willacy County, 200 MW, Los Vientos II Windpower Project, Willacy County, 202 MW, Los Vientos III Windpower Project, Starr County, 200 MW under construction, Los Vientos IV Windpower Project, Starr County, 200 MW under construction, Los Vientos V Windpower Project, Starr County, 110 MW under construction.