Pecos County

Pecos County, Texas

103 W Callaghan St
Fort Stockton, TX 79735
Phone: (432) 336-7555
Fax: (432) 336-7557

In west-central TX, south of Odessa; organized May 3, 1871 from Presidio County. Name Origin: For the Pecos River, which forms its northeastern border. Believed to be the name of an Indian tribe now lost or unidentified, and to be a Spanish translation of a Keresan word meaning 'watering place.'

Area (sq mi):: 4764.73 (land 4763.66; water 1.07) Population per square mile: 3.30
Population 2005: 15,859 State rank: 136 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.70%; 1990-2000 14.50% Population 2000: 16,809 (White 33.40%; Black or African American 4.40%; Hispanic or Latino 61.10%; Asian 0.50%; Other 19.20%). Foreign born: 13.50%. Median age: 31.20
Income 2000: per capita $12,212; median household $28,033; Population below poverty level: 20.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $13,953-$15,955
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 17.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Sherbino I is a 150mw wind farm in Pecos County, Texas that sells renewable energy into ERCOT.
Sherbino I is a 150 MW wind farm in Pecos County, Texas that sells renewable energy into ERCOT.
PHP is an estimated $2.1B long-haul pipeline that is expected to have approximately 2.1 Bcf/d of natural gas transportation capacity from the Waha area in northern Pecos County, Texas, to the Katy, Texas area, with connections to Texas Gulf Coast and other markets.
The purchase features production from over 20 currently producing wells under PPC Operating Company in Pecos County, TX, part of the prolific Permian Basin.
TGS plans similar seismic projects along the eastern flank of the Delaware Basin to the east of TGS' West Lindsey 3D predominantly in Pecos County, Texas, and in the province of British Columbia, Canada.
No hooded skunks were documented by Bailey (1905) in his Biological Survey of Texas, and Schmidly and Bradley (2016) stated that the first specimens reported in Texas were from Pecos County in 1925 and Jeff Davis County in 1940.
as part of long-term agreements with the Comision Federal de Electricidad, Mexico's federal electricity commission, to transport natural gas from the Waha Hub in Pecos County, TX to the Texas-Mexico border.
"The cumulation of evidence supports Applicant's claim of actual innocence," visiting state District Judge Bert Richardson said in his ruling, filed Monday in Pecos County. "This court finds that Applicant makes a compelling case for actual innocence, given the overwhelming evidence."
(OTCQB: THNS) reported that Pecos County Memorial Hospital in Texas upgraded their Thinspace Pano VDI desktop solution, installed in December of 2010, to the comprehensive Thinspace Technology VDI Environment
Pecos County, Cannon Group near Iraan - 41, 521 acres
has increased its presence in the Permian Basin area with the acquisition of an additional 480 acres of leases within its existing production and interest in Pecos County.