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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Roserock, located on approximately 1,300 acres in Pecos County in West Texas, is projected to create 500 construction jobs.
Old oil wells pose problem for Pecos County, Midland Reporter-Telegram
The Alamo 6 plant, part of a 400MW project being constructed for CPS Energy, will be located on about 1,200 acres of private land in Pecos County.
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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.
Presence of juvenile Snowy Plovers at Imperial Reservoir in Pecos county and Twin Buttes Reservoir in Tom Green County indicates nesting at these reservoirs in 1998.
The tests were conducted at the King Ranch launch site at the Pecos County Aerospace Development Corporation Flight Test Range in Fort Stockton, Texas.
They are found at two sites in Chaves County, New Mexico, one site in Pecos County, Texas, and one site in Reeves County, Texas.
Additional gathering lateral projects are underway and Hoover is developing a 20-mile, Phase II expansion into Pecos County, Texas.
9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Redhawk Resources Management III, LLC, comprised of managing partners Progressive Equities, LLC, Redhawk Resources, LLC, and StableRock Energy, LLC announces their newest offering, Redhawk Resources -- Fund III, LP located in the central platform of the Permian Basin in Pecos County Texas, near Fort Stockton.
today announced the completion of Phase 1 of the Barilla Solar Project in Pecos County, Texas, bringing approximately 18 MWAC of generating capacity to the Texas competitive wholesale market.