Sterling County

Sterling County, Texas

PO Box 55
Sterling City, TX 76951
Phone: (325) 378-5191
Fax: (325) 378-2266

In central TX, northwest of San Angelo; organized Mar 4, 1891 from Tom Green County. Name Origin: For W.S. Sterling (?-1881), Indian fighter, rancher, and buffalo hunter

Area (sq mi):: 923.49 (land 923.36; water 0.13) Population per square mile: 1.40
Population 2005: 1,303 State rank: 245 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.50%; 1990-2000 -3.10% Population 2000: 1,393 (White 68.60%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 31.00%; Asian 0.00%; Other 14.20%). Foreign born: 9.20%. Median age: 37.90
Income 2000: per capita $16,972; median household $35,129; Population below poverty level: 16.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,026-$19,506
Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 24.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Limits: From US 87 to the Sterling/Glasscock County Line in Sterling County
Crude Energy LLC, a United States-based exploration and production company, has acquired a 50 percent Working Interest in 3,680 acres located in Sterling County, Texas.
The acreage is situated in north western Sterling County in an area with multiple pay zones
The Republican and Democratic parties in Sterling County did not hold primary runoffs on Tuesday even though both hosted primaries in May.
Our Republican chairman had moved out of the county, so he was unable to do it and he was unable to find somebody to take his place in time," said Sterling County Clerk Susan Wyatt said, who added that the Democratic Party chair decided not to hold a runoff as well.
Breitling Energy Corporation (the Company ), a Dallas-based oil and gas exploration and production company, announced today the successful drilling of its first well on the Company s existing 3,680 acre farmout in Sterling County, Texas in the prolific Permian Basin.