Sterling County

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Sterling County, Texas

PO Box 55
Sterling City, TX 76951
Phone: (325) 378-5191
Fax: (325) 378-2266
www.co.sterling.tx.us

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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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.
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.