Throckmorton County

Throckmorton County, Texas

PO Box 309
Throckmorton, TX 76483
Phone: (940) 849-2501
Fax: (940) 849-3220
www.co.throckmorton.tx.us

In north-central TX, northeast of Abilene; organized Jan 13, 1858 from Bosque County. Name Origin: For William Edward Throckmorton (1795-1843), father of Gov. James Webb Throckmorton

Area (sq mi):: 915.47 (land 912.34; water 3.13) Population per square mile: 1.80
Population 2005: 1,618 State rank: 241 Population change: 2000-20005 -12.50%; 1990-2000 -1.60% Population 2000: 1,850 (White 89.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 9.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 7.80%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 41.80
Income 2000: per capita $17,719; median household $28,277; Population below poverty level: 13.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,142-$27,078
Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 19.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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One Democratic candidate for the Texas House, Lanhon Odom of Bowie, voted in Throckmorton County's Republican primary because, he said, that's where the action was.
Taxidea taxus.--A specimen (ACUNHC 1402) was taken 40 km north of Albany at the intersection of County Road 2548 and US 283 in Throckmorton County. The habitats of badgers are variable, but they are common in prairie and desert ecosystems (Schmidly 2004).
This is in Throckmorton County, has a population of 1036, the county - named after a descendant of the Throckmortons of Coughton Court and elsewhere, who was an eminent doctor - having two other small "cities".
2009, one of us (RWS) recovered the intact, partially exposed tail tip of a large armadillo (MWSU-VP 14416) from a compact sand bank on the eastern shoreline of the Brazos River in Young County, Texas, approximately 3.0 mi E Elbert, Throckmorton County. This mineralized specimen retains the intact osteoderms of one complete tail ring and the damaged remnants of another (Fig.
The closest collections to the locality in Wichita County are Motley County to the west, Throckmorton County to the south, and Collin County to the southeast (Turner et al.
The closest collections to the locality in Wichita County are Childress County to the west, Throckmorton County to the south, and Cooke County to the east (Turner et al.