Somervell County

Somervell County, Texas

PO Box 1098
Glen Rose, TX 76043
Phone: (254) 897-4427
Fax: (254) 897-3233

In north-central TX, southwest of Fort Worth; organized Mar 13, 1875 from Hood County. Name Origin: For Gen. Alexander Somervell (1796-1854), Republic of TX secretary of war (1836), legislator (1836-38), and collector of customs (1842-45)

Area (sq mi):: 191.90 (land 187.17; water 4.73) Population per square mile: 40.50
Population 2005: 7,578 State rank: 185 Population change: 2000-20005 11.30%; 1990-2000 27.00% Population 2000: 6,809 (White 84.60%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 13.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 7.30%). Foreign born: 5.70%. Median age: 36.80
Income 2000: per capita $18,367; median household $39,404; Population below poverty level: 8.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,464-$25,808
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.50% Median travel time to work: 27.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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(TAC 5995) is a native verbena known from Shackelford County to the west and Somervell County to the southeast (Turner et al.
Azle, TX, September 29, 2012 --( WC5C Ham Radio team will divide and conquer this weekend as one detachment works to support the Parker Baptist Communicators K5PBA in Somervell County, while another party from the team converges on Jack County.
Floristic work in Somervell County, mainly in and around Fossil Rim Wildlife Center (FRWC), a 704 ha breeding facility for threatened and endangered animals located in Glen Rose, Texas, in Somervell County was conducted in association with restoration projects at the facility.
Additionally, previous collections from Somervell County were located in the Tarleton State University Herbarium (TAC) and included in the study.
harteri (four males, six females; SVL range = 340-710 mm, mean [+ or -] 1SD = 547.5 [+ or -] 113.4 mm) were collected by hand or tong from two sites on the Brazos River, one below Possum Kingdom Dam, 11.3 km SW Graford off FM 4, Palo Pinto County (n = 3, 32[degrees] 52.02'N, 98[degrees] 25.03'W), and the other 8.0 km S Glen Rose off FM 200, Somervell County (n = 7, 32[degrees] 16.16'N, 97[degrees] 39.51'W).
This trackway, recovered from the bed of the Paluxy River in what is now Dinosaur Valley State Park in Somervell County, Texas, has been interpreted to document the attack of a predatory theropod, probably Acrocanthosaurus, on its sauropod prey (Thomas & Farlow 1997).
Somervell County (locality unspecified), Texas, 7 July 1993, one female specimen (TTU 68640).
concinna metteri were collected alive by hand from Somervell County, Texas, and Garland County, Arkansas, respectively, and their feces examined for coccidian parasites.