Stonewall County

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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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