Stonewall County

Stonewall County, Texas

PO Drawer P
Aspermont, TX 79502
Phone: (940) 989-2272
Fax: (940) 989-2715

In north-central TX, northwest of Abilene; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Fannin County. Name Origin: For Gen. Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson (1824-63), Confederate army officer; he earned his nickname from his stand at Bull Run

Area (sq mi):: 920.23 (land 918.67; water 1.56) Population per square mile: 1.50
Population 2005: 1,372 State rank: 243 Population change: 2000-20005 -19.00%; 1990-2000 -15.90% Population 2000: 1,693 (White 83.40%; Black or African American 3.00%; Hispanic or Latino 11.80%; Asian 0.40%; Other 8.50%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 43.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,094; median household $27,935; Population below poverty level: 19.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,454-$27,238
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 17.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The nearest geographic treatment is a research note on the mammals of Stonewall County to the immediate northeast (Ruhl & Stangl 1997).
Noteworthy records of mammals from Stonewall County, Texas.
Collection efforts directed towards mammals of Stonewall County, Texas, over the past few decades have been sporadic, although specimens have accumulated through time in the collections of Midwestern State University (MWSU).
Stonewall County is typical of the southwestern expanses of the Rolling Plains in Texas.
The western parts of Stonewall County occur along the eastern limits of the species range in Texas.
Thanks are due to Stonewall County residents Jeff and Bill Flowers for granting permission to collect on their property, and for their comments on mammals of the region.
14]C dated at 13,270 [+ or -] 110 years before present) of Stonewall County, Texas, has yielded herpetological fossils representing at least two species of amphibians and seven species of reptiles.
14]C dated at 13,270 [+ or -] 110 years before present, the Tonk Creek Local Fauna of Stonewall County (Pfau 1994), forms the basis of this report.
tigrinum, the only salamander living in Stonewall County today (Dixon 1987), on the basis of characters given by Holman (1969) and Tihen (1958).
This fossil faunal assemblage from Stonewall County is indicative of the existence of cooler and probably more moist conditions 13,000 years ago than present.
Tonk Creek, a small tributary of the Double Mountain Fork of the Brazos River, begins southwest of Aspermont, Stonewall County, Texas and flows to the east-northeast.
This species of gopher is presently found in most areas of the central United States where grasslands and sandy loam soils occur, and is locally common in Stonewall County today.