Scurry County

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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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    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.
    Field in Pecos County, TX sold absolute (no minimum) for $1,500,000; SDX Resources' Jalmat Field in Lea County, NM for $2,500,000; Energen's Dimmit Field in Loving County, TX for $650,000 and Cheyenne Field in Winkler County, TX sold to an Internet bidder for $925,000; RK Petroleum's Gin Field in Dawson County, TX for $700,000; Whiting Petroleum's Sacroc Unit in Scurry County, TX for $525,000; Pure Resources' West San Andres Unit in Yoakum County, TX for $500,000 and many others.
    plans to proceed with construction of the Cline Shale Pipeline system to transport crude oil from Irion, Sterling, Coke, Tom Green and Mitchell counties in West Texas to Centurion's existing Colorado City station in Scurry County, TX.