Victoria County

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Victoria County, Texas

PO Box 1968
Victoria, TX 77902
Phone: (361) 575-1478
Fax: (361) 575-6276

In south-central TX, northeast of Corpus Christi; original county; organized Mar 17, 1836 (prior to statehood) from Old Mexican Municipality. Name Origin: For Juan Manuel Felix Fernandez, called Guadelupe Victoria (1789-1843), first president of the Republic of Mexico (1824)

Area (sq mi):: 888.73 (land 882.50; water 6.23) Population per square mile: 97.10
Population 2005: 85,648 State rank: 41 Population change: 2000-20005 1.90%; 1990-2000 13.10% Population 2000: 84,088 (White 52.90%; Black or African American 6.30%; Hispanic or Latino 39.20%; Asian 0.80%; Other 18.60%). Foreign born: 4.30%. Median age: 34.20
Income 2000: per capita $18,379; median household $38,732; Population below poverty level: 12.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,552-$27,015
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 21.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Victoria County seat (61,677)

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    The project, which will cost about PS90,000, is a joint effort between the society and Victoria County History.
    Katie Bridger has developed a passion for Leicestershire's history having lived locally since birth and is involved with several heritage projects including the county's Victoria County History Trust.
    Leticia Gallarzo secured employment as a registered nurse (RN) with a staffing agency in Victoria County, as well as with long term care facilities in Goliad and Yorktown.
    Dr Gill Cookson, consultant editor for the Victoria County History (VCH) of Durham, will share findings from the VCH's major new history of Sunderland, at the free lecture on Wednesday.
    Irving, TX, October 02, 2010 --( Breitling Oil and Gas Corporation, an independent producer based in Irving, Texas, announced today that it has spud the first well of its Breitling-Denman prospect in Victoria County, Texas.
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    The award recognizes "courage and commitment to the newsroom and leadership in the community" and "advocating and pursuing openness and accessibility to government." Cobler, editor of the Victoria Advocate since 2007, received the award for a series on law enforcement in Victoria County. Cobler has won numerous awards for his papers, including best front page for the Advocate from Inland Press Association in 2008, the International Perspective Award for the Greeley (Colo.) Tribune in 2006 and 2002, and the Robert G.
    The site was identified by Victoria County History Team, who excavated it along with volunteers from the South Oxfordshire Archaeological Group.
    They are scheduled to take on Somerset Sabres on September 14 and then Kent over four days in the Liverpool Victoria County Championship Division One from Wednesday, September 17.
    Glamorgan are hoping to unveil their fourth overseas Australian recruit of the summer for the Liverpool Victoria County championship clash against Derbyshire at Derby which starts on Friday.
    Australian batsman Simon Katich will return to the Liverpool Victoria County Championship after agreeing a deal with Derbyshire.
    Lancashire broke with convention by using just one of the two permitted overseas registrations this summer - which they finished as Liverpool Victoria County Championship runners-up and C&G Trophy Lord's finalists.

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