San Jacinto County

San Jacinto County, Texas

1 State Hwy 150 Rm 2
Coldspring, TX 77331
Phone: (936) 653-2324
Fax: (936) 653-8312
www.co.san-jacinto.tx.us

In east-central TX, northwest of Beaumont; organized Aug 13, 1870 from Liberty County. Name Origin: For the San Jacinto River, which runs through the county; site of the battle that eventually won Texan independence from Mexico (1836). Spanish 'Saint Hyacinth' for the many water lilies

Area (sq mi):: 627.90 (land 570.65; water 57.25) Population per square mile: 43.50
Population 2005: 24,801 State rank: 101 Population change: 2000-20005 11.50%; 1990-2000 35.90% Population 2000: 22,246 (White 80.80%; Black or African American 12.60%; Hispanic or Latino 4.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.50%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 40.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,144; median household $32,220; Population below poverty level: 18.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,965-$20,589
Unemployment (2004): 6.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.60% Median travel time to work: 42.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 72.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Officials in east Texas's San Jacinto County aren't reacting well to a suggestion that they remove large crosses from the local courthouse.
Why did San Jacinto County Judge John Lovett Jr., the elected leader of a small county north of Houston, enter his own county clerk's office after hours last July, allegedly committing a misdemeanor and two felonies?
Adjacent counties are Walker County, San Jacinto County, Liberty County, Harris County, Waller County, and Grimed County.
killed the deer in San Jacinto County in East Texas, while hunting a 12,000-acre cattle ranching operation he and nine other hunters had begun leasing several years earlier.
When police in San Jacinto County, Texas, pulled over driver John Pickens, they didn't give him a citation for the expired plates on his car.
Coldspring, Texas is approximately 135 km west of the boundary, in San Jacinto County south of Lake Livingston and is clearly stratigraphically higher in the Fleming outcrop than beds near Burkeville.
Holcomb, a resident of San Jacinto County, said that after he filed a complaint with Paxton's office, Waller County sued in an attempt to bully him.
Specimens examined included those from Nasworthy Reservoir, Twin Buttes Reservoir, and Middle Concho River (Concho River drainage, Tom Green County); Concho River (Concho County); Mussel Shoal Creek (Trinity River drainage, San Jacinto County); Lake Buchanan (Colorado River drainage, Llano County); Little Brazos River (Brazos River drainage, Robertson County); and B.
Turner, businessman Ernest Bailes, business attorney Keith Strahan, Liberty County Attorney Wesley Hinch and former San Jacinto County Republican Party chairman Van Brookshire are all running for his seat.
Turner, businessman Ernest Bailes, business attorney Keith Strahan, Liberty County Attorney Wesley Hinch and Van Brookshire, former San Jacinto County Republican Party chairman.
In East Texas, San Jacinto County Clerk Dawn Wright was "sent into a tailspin" after the ruling, her office said in statement Sunday.
San Jacinto County District Attorney Richard Countiss said he would review the court's opinion and make a decision about whether to seek a rehearing, which could delay Megan Winfrey's release.