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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    References in periodicals archive ?
    OTCBB: TXEO), is pleased to announce that the company will begin drilling a second well, Charles Kuester A-207 #A3 (CK A3), on the Charles Kuester lease in Victoria County, TX, where the company owns a 100% working interest.
    OTCBB: TXEO) is pleased to announce that three new compressors have been delivered to the Helen Gohlke property located in Victoria County, TX.
    OTCBB:TXEO), is pleased to announce that the Charles Kuester A-207 #2A well located on the Helen Gohlke property in Victoria County, TX, has been successfully perforated and initial tests conclude commercial well potential.

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