Nueces County

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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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    References in periodicals archive ?
    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.
    Nueces County, TX: This is "one of the forums in which plaintiffs' lawyers like to forum shop."
    The scope of work included construction of approximately 120 miles of 42- and 48-inch natural gas pipeline from a location near Agua Dulce, Nueces County, TX, to a delivery point near the City of Rio Grande, Starr County, TX.
    Additionally, ETP will construct 51 miles of 36-inch pipe extending from its Robstown pipeline system in Nueces County, TX to its facilities located in Live Oak County, TX (Nueces Crossover).
    The pipelines, which range from 12 to 24 inches in diameter, transport natural gas to two power plants in Nueces County, TX, under fixed-fee contracts that extend through 2029.
    The export facility will be linked to a 120-mile, 42-inch intrastate pipeline that NET Mexico is planning to build from the Agua Dulce Hub in Nueces County, TX to the export facility.