Ochiltree County

Ochiltree County, Texas

511 S Main St
Perryton, TX 79070
Phone: (806) 435-8039
Fax: (806) 435-2081
www.co.ochiltree.tx.us

On the northeastern border of TX panhandle, northeast of Amarillo; organized Aug, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Col. William Beck Ochiltree (1811-67), Republic of TX secretary of the treasury (1844), TX legislator (1855), delegate to the TX Constitutional Convention (1861), and Confederate officer

Area (sq mi):: 918.07 (land 917.56; water 0.51) Population per square mile: 10.20
Population 2005: 9,385 State rank: 170 Population change: 2000-20005 4.20%; 1990-2000 -1.30% Population 2000: 9,006 (White 66.30%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 31.80%; Asian 0.40%; Other 13.20%). Foreign born: 16.10%. Median age: 33.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,707; median household $38,013; Population below poverty level: 13.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,097-$28,814
Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 19.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Additionally, he is a member and a past president of Perryton Rotary Club and a board member of Ochiltree County Chamber of Commerce.
The City of Burnet Police Department, City of Eustace Police Department, 100th District Attorney's Office, City of Booker Police Department, City of Jarrell Police Department, City of Lorenzo Police Department, City of Ralls Police Department, Smith County Constable's Office, Ochiltree County Constable's and Ochiltree County Sheriff's Office have entered into contracts with the company for the installation of COPsync in their patrol vehicles.
I was about 9 years old when Ochiltree County, Texas, carried out scrap iron drives supporting the war effort.
The line starts from the existing Ochiltree County Substation north of Perryton to a new substation east of Booker.
A new connection to the existing Wade Substation situated between the Ochiltree County Substation and the new substation close to Booker has also been envisioned under the project worth around $14 million.
Ida Garrett, my aunt and an early pioneer in Ochiltree County, Texas, reminisced about her part in the earliest days of home canning.
Danny Krienke farms sorghum and other crops in Ochiltree County, in the far northern section of the Panhandle.