Randall County

Randall County, Texas

PO Box 660
Canyon, TX 79015
Phone: (806) 468-5505
Fax: (806) 468-5509

In north-central TX panhandle, south of Amarillo; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Gen. Horace Randal (1833-64), Confederate army officer. Misspelling allowed to stand

Area (sq mi):: 922.42 (land 914.43; water 7.99) Population per square mile: 120.40
Population 2005: 110,053 State rank: 34 Population change: 2000-20005 5.50%; 1990-2000 16.30% Population 2000: 104,312 (White 85.70%; Black or African American 1.50%; Hispanic or Latino 10.30%; Asian 1.00%; Other 6.90%). Foreign born: 2.60%. Median age: 34.90
Income 2000: per capita $21,840; median household $42,712; Population below poverty level: 8.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,126-$26,835
Unemployment (2004): 3.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.00% Median travel time to work: 18.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 60.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Canyon County seat (13,060)

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    She previously was a jail administrator in Randall County and is a licensed private investigator.
    She was released from the Randall County Jail a day later after posting $5,000 bond.
    OUR FELONY CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM consists of this office and five district courts, three of which have jurisdiction in Randall County, which is outside of my jurisdiction.
    Specifically, the professors coordinated activities or scheduled visits with representatives of the Clements Prison Unit; Texas Department of Public Safety; Randall County Sheriff's Department and District Attorney's Office; SWAT, gang, and bomb squads of the Amarillo, Texas, Police Department and city Emergency Operations Center; Panhandle Regional Police Training Academy; Texas Court of Appeals; a large Texas facility that maintains the safety and security of the nation's nuclear weapons; and WTAMU Police Department.
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    The Canyon News is a bi-weekly paper in Randall County with a circulation of 3,074.
    Chief Deputy Dave Thurman of the Randall County, Texas, Sheriff's Office needed to determine whether to keep a portable radar trailer.
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