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
www.co.nueces.tx.us

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.
    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.
    Southwest Airlines flight 4519 flying from Los Angeles to Hobby Airport in Houston, Texas, was forced to divert course and land at Corpus Christi International Airport, Nueces County, Texas, on Sunday, after a disruptive woman passenger tried to open the emergency exit on the aircraft.
    The export facility will be linked to a 120-mile, 42-inch diametre intra-state pipeline which NET Mexico is planning to build from the Agua Dulce Hub in Nueces County, Texas, to the export system.
    This contract includes construction of approximately 120 miles of 42-inch diameter natural gas pipeline from a location near Agua Dulce, Nueces County, Texas to a delivery point near the City of Rio Grande, Starr County, Texas.
    Victory Energy Corporation (OTCQB: VYEY), a company engaged in the exploration, acquisition, development, and production of domestic oil and gas properties, has started drilling on the initial well at its Chapman Ranch prospect, located in Nueces County, Texas.
    Range Resources (ASX:RRS) continues to enhance its international oil and gas portfolio, reaching agreement with US-based oil and gas company, Crest Resources, to acquire a 25 per cent working interest in the North Chapman Ranch project located in Nueces County, Texas. Last week, Horizon Oil (ASX:HZN) and New Guinea Energy (ASX:NGE) completed the farm-out of interests in their respective gas prospects in Papua New Guinea to Talisman (TSE:TLM), the Canadian company that has made increased acquisitions in PNG, including Rifts Oils holdings.
    The link emerged after researchers studied 1247 stroke victims over a three-year period in Nueces County, Texas.
    To reach the conclusion, the research team recorded all 1,247 strokes that occurred in Nueces County, Texas between 2000 and mid-2003.
    Morgenstern of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and his colleagues used interviews and medical records to track strokes in Nueces County, Texas. After comparing the number of strokes with local census figures, the researchers found that Mexican Americans between the ages of 45 and 59 had twice the incidence of stroke as did similar-age non-Hispanic whites.
    The Corpus Christi Heart Project was a federal-funded effort to study heart disease in Nueces County, Texas. This project surveyed a sample of cardiac patients, which included women and Mexican-Americans--two groups overlooked in previous studies.