Scurry County

Scurry County, Texas

1806 25th St Suite 300
Snyder, TX 79549
Phone: (325) 573-5332
Fax: (325) 573-7396
www.co.scurry.tx.us

In south-central TX panhandle, northwest of Abilene; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: Either for Gen. William Read Scurry (1821-64), Republic of TX legislator and jurist, publisher of the Austin State Gazette and Confederate army officer; or for Gen. Richardson Scurry (1811-62), TX legislator (1842-44) and U.S. representative (1851-53).

Area (sq mi):: 907.53 (land 902.50; water 5.03) Population per square mile: 18.00
Population 2005: 16,217 State rank: 134 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.90%; 1990-2000 -12.20% Population 2000: 16,361 (White 65.20%; Black or African American 6.10%; Hispanic or Latino 27.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 12.40%). Foreign born: 3.10%. Median age: 37.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,871; median household $31,646; Population below poverty level: 16.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,532-$22,575
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 16.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Snyder County seat (10,542)

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    25% overriding royalty interest in the Tonto North 390 B #3 well located in Scurry County, Texas, which also has existing production.
    Scholarships are available for students from Scurry County, the local tax base, that completely cover their tuition and fees, provided they maintain certain grades and standards.
    Coming from an unglamorous Scurry County, Texas, he thrived in glittery Manhattan, even to the point of being able to live in a rent-control apartment," Lorsung said.
    There are few reports of mammals from Scurry County, Texas, and these are county records-of-occurrence mapped by Davis & Schmidly (1984).
    The financial terms of the Scurry County transaction were not disclosed.
    The BSG System will provide up to 75,000 bpd of crude oil takeaway capacity for growing production in the North Midland Basin for redelivery to downstream pipelines originating at the Colorado City Tank Farm in Scurry County, TX.
    1-mile line from the Stamford area in Haskell County to the Snyder area in Scurry County at a cost of approximately $189.
    12 mi N, 9 mi W of Snyder, Scurry County, Texas, 6 June 1993, one specimen (TTU 63409).
    GE Energy Financial Services has previously invested with Enel Green Power in a 101-megawatt wind farm in Smoky Hills, Kansas, and a 63-megawatt wind farm in Scurry County, Texas.
    Overall, the BSG System will be designated to receive and transport up to 75,000 bpd for redelivery to downstream pipelines originating at the Colorado City Tank Farm in Scurry County.
    The project, which includes four circuits and five substations, stretches from Scurry County, northwest of Abilene to Navarro County, just south of Dallas.
    Fossil specimens of Rhinocheilus lecontei have been reported from strata of Blancan age in Scurry County of west Texas (Rogers 1976) and from strata of Rancholabrean age in Kendall County of central Texas (Holman 1969a; 1969b; Hill 1971; Holman 1979).