Val Verde County

Val Verde County, Texas

PO Box 1267
Del Rio, TX 78841
Phone: (830) 774-7564
Fax: (830) 774-7608

On the southwestern border of TX, northwest of Laredo; organized Feb 20, 1885 from Kinney and Pecos counties. Name Origin: A shortening of the Spanish valle verde 'green valley.'

Area (sq mi):: 3232.40 (land 3170.38; water 62.02) Population per square mile: 15.00
Population 2005: 47,596 State rank: 65 Population change: 2000-20005 6.10%; 1990-2000 15.80% Population 2000: 44,856 (White 21.70%; Black or African American 1.50%; Hispanic or Latino 75.50%; Asian 0.60%; Other 21.60%). Foreign born: 23.40%. Median age: 30.80
Income 2000: per capita $12,096; median household $28,376; Population below poverty level: 26.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,797-$18,894
Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 17.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 8.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Del Rio County seat (35,816)

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    The 149MW Rocksprings project was commissioned in 2017 and comprises 53 of General Electric's 2.3MW wind turbines and 16 of its 1.72MW turbines at a site in Val Verde County, taking advantage of the exceptional wind conditions characteristic of the Texas region.
    The 149MW Rocksprings project was commissioned in 2017 and relies on 53 General Electric (GE) 2.3MW wind turbines and 16 1.72MW turbines at a site in Val Verde County. The farms are said to take advantage of the windy conditions that the Texas region is known for.
    The 149MW Rocksprings project was commissioned in 2017 and comprises 53 of General Electric's (GE) 2.3MW wind turbines and 16 of its 1.72MW turbines at a site in Val Verde County, taking advantage of the exceptional wind conditions characteristic of the Texas region.
    VAL VERDE COUNTY - On this stretch of riverfront near Del Rio, Maria Villarreal has an aging but attentive guard dog named Ace who barks in the shade of a fig tree, just feet away from a memorial to her nephew Elias Torres, who died at 21 during a combat mission in Iraq.
    While this species is restricted to spring-fed streams, recent research has shown it sometimes inhabits eurythermal sites away from spring outflows in the Devils River (Val Verde County, Texas) (Kollaus and Bonner, 2012), which is not in keeping with the definition of a spring-associated species.
    Gambusia geiseri has been previously documented in the Devils River (Val Verde County, Texas; Hubbs and Springer, 1957; S.
    The boundary of the experimental population is from Little Box Canyon downstream of Fort Quitman in Hudspeth County, Texas, through Big Bend National Park and the Rio Grande National Wild and Scenic River, to the Amistad Dam in Val Verde County, Texas.
    Many of Laurence's Spanish-speaking stations are located in areas heavily populated by Hispanics, like Del Rio, which is located in Val Verde County where 78.2 percent of the population is Hispanic.
    This second female bears the following label information: TEXAS Val Verde County, Devils R.
    In 1992, a natural population of netleaf white oak (Quercus polymorpha), otherwise widespread in Mexico and Guatemala, was discovered in Val Verde County, Texas.
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