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Upton County, Texas

205 E 10th St
Rankin, TX 79778
Phone: (432) 693-2861
Fax: (432) 693-2129

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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19 May 2017 - Texas, US-based energy company Vistra Energy (NYSE: VST) has acquired Upton County, Texas, US-based utility scale solar farm Upton County Solar 2 to enhance retail solar offerings, the company said.
The company proposed the line to meet growing oil and natural gas demand in Upton County, Texas.
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.
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The Company has successfully completed four developmental wells in the Amacker-Tippett field in Upton County, Texas.
Oil and gas company Caza Oil & Gas Inc (TSX:CAZ) (AIM:CAZA) announced today that development drilling has commenced on the Windham prospect in Upton County, Texas.
Caza Oil & Gas, Incorporated (TSX: CAZ)(AIM: CAZA), a company that acquires, explores, develops, and production of hydrocarbons principally in the Texas Gulf Coast, south Louisiana, southeast New Mexico, and Permian Basin of west Texas regions of the United States, has started drilling on the initial test well at the Windham prospect in Upton County, Texas.