Upton County

Upton County, Texas

205 E 10th St
Rankin, TX 79778
Phone: (432) 693-2861
Fax: (432) 693-2129
www.co.upton.tx.us

In west-central TX, south of Midland; organized Feb 26, 1887 from Tom Green County. Name Origin: For Lt. Col. John Cunningham Upton (1823-62), Confederate army officer

Area (sq mi):: 1241.83 (land 1241.68; water 0.16) Population per square mile: 2.50
Population 2005: 3,056 State rank: 225 Population change: 2000-20005 -10.20%; 1990-2000 -23.50% Population 2000: 3,404 (White 54.50%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 42.60%; Asian 0.00%; Other 20.60%). Foreign born: 11.20%. Median age: 38.10
Income 2000: per capita $14,274; median household $28,977; Population below poverty level: 19.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,114-$21,824
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 21.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Roadrunner, which is currently being built in Upton County, Texas, will have a total capacity of 497 MW and, once completed, will be able to generate approximately 1.2 TWh annually, while avoiding the emission of over 800,000 tons of CO2 per year.
The Roadrunner solar project, located in Upton County, Texas, is Enel Green Power's largest solar project in the U.S.
M2 EQUITYBITES-April 10, 2019-Milestone awarded Upton County Landfill permit for southern Midland Basin
Global Banking News-April 10, 2019-Milestone awarded Upton County Landfill permit for southern Midland Basin
Just recently, Luminant, a subsidiary of Vistra Energy, has announced the completion of its "Upton 2" battery storage project, located on the site of Luminant's 180 MW Upton 2 solar plant in Upton County, Texas.
9 April 2018 - US-based oil and gas explorer SM Energy (NYSE: SM) has entered into two definitive agreements, one for the sale of the company's remaining assets in the Williston Basin located in Divide County, North Dakota, and one for the sale of its third-party operated assets known as Halff East located in Upton County, Texas for combined proceeds of USD 292.3m, the company said.
* The Crane Extension is a proposed 100,000 bpd bi-directional crude oil pipeline which will extend 25 miles southwest from Medallion's Midkiff Station in northwest Upton County, TX to an interconnection with Magellan Midstream Partners' Longhorn Pipeline in east Crane County.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said it was investigating the rig explosion in Upton County, about 50 miles south of Midland that involved contractors at Mason Well Service firm.
(TSX: CAZ)(AIM: CAZA), a company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of hydrocarbons in the Texas Gulf Coast (on-shore), south Louisiana, southeast New Mexico and the Permian Basin of West Texas regions of the United States, has started development drilling on the Windham prospect in Upton County, Texas.
Oil production in Upton County dropped almost 25 percent from 1972 (when it was 12.5 million barrels) to 1999 (9.4 million barrels).
Ken completed the circuit neighbouring Upton County offices, Chester,in a time of 27 minutes four seconds for 11thposition.
-- McCamey, Upton County, Texas, 6 June 1986, one specimen (TTU 11479).