Nueces County

Nueces County, Texas

901 Leopard St Suite 201
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Phone: (361) 888-0580
Fax: (361) 888-0329

On the southeastern coast of TX, north of Brownsville; organized Apr 18, 1846 from San Patricio County. Name Origin: For the Nueces River, which forms part of its eastern border; Spanish 'nuts,' for the abundant pecan trees

Area (sq mi):: 1166.42 (land 835.82; water 330.60) Population per square mile: 382.50
Population 2005: 319,704 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 1.90%; 1990-2000 7.70% Population 2000: 313,645 (White 37.70%; Black or African American 4.20%; Hispanic or Latino 55.80%; Asian 1.20%; Other 22.50%). Foreign born: 6.50%. Median age: 33.30
Income 2000: per capita $17,036; median household $35,959; Population below poverty level: 18.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,925-$26,368
Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 20.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 7.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Robstown (12,614)

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    In 1996, Ainsworth (Debtor), the owner of a trucking company, leased, and later purchased, a property in Nueces County, Texas, for use as an office space and truck yard.
    NextEra Energy Partners' existing EFM system is an approximately 150-mile, 30-inch and 16-inch lean gas transportation pipeline originating in La Salle County, spanning portions of McMullen, Duval, Jim Wells, and Nueces counties, and terminating at the Agua Dulce hub in Nueces County.
    As part of the initiative, Enterprise plans to optimize its Shoup fractionator in Nueces County, Texas by expanding and repurposing a portion of the partnership's South Texas pipeline system.
    Gonzalez, 39, wore brown cowboy boots and drove a large pickup truck when he arrived at the Nueces County Courthouse on a Monday in mid-October, but otherwise it's hard to imagine someone further from the image of a Texas lawman.
    Todd Hunter of Corpus Christi; Mike Pusley, the Republican nominee for Nueces County judge; U.S.
    She was charged with the sale or purchase of a child and sent to Nueces County Jail with the bond amount set at $100,000.
    The case was referred to the Nueces County District Attorney for prosecution.
    Several counties along the Gulf coast, including Nueces county, Calhoun county and Brazoria county, have ordered mandatory evacuations in low-lying areas.
    Del Mar College, just over the Harbor Bridge in Nueces County, has for several years worked proactively with area industries and the independent school districts (ISDs) in San Patricio County to establish workforce and technical training programs in the high schools, such as welding, industrial instrumentation and process technology.
    Americans United, responding to a local complaint, in January sent Nueces County officials a letter informing them that the Ten Commandments monument on the courthouse lawn was an unconstitutional government endorsement of religion, and demanded the Decalogue be removed.
    Valley Crossing will construct and operate a header system of over 5 Bcf/d near the Agua Dulce Hub in Nueces County, TX as well as a 2.6 Bcf/d pipeline originating at that header and extending to Brownsville.