Webb County

Webb County, Texas

1000 Houston County Courthouse
Laredo, TX 78040
Phone: (956) 721-2500
Fax: (956) 726-6906

On the southwestern border of TX, west of Corpus Christi; organized Jan 28, 1848 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For James Webb (1792-1856), Republic of TX Attorney General (1839-41), legislator (1841-44), and judge (1854-56)

Area (sq mi):: 3375.53 (land 3356.83; water 18.69) Population per square mile: 66.90
Population 2005: 224,695 State rank: 20 Population change: 2000-20005 16.40%; 1990-2000 44.90% Population 2000: 193,117 (White 4.90%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 94.30%; Asian 0.40%; Other 17.00%). Foreign born: 29.00%. Median age: 26.50
Income 2000: per capita $10,759; median household $28,100; Population below poverty level: 31.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,070-$17,060
Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 21.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 3.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Laredo County seat (203,212)

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    References in periodicals archive ?
    HEP's existing EFG system, located in Webb County, consists of approximately 215 miles of lean gas gathering pipeline with approximately 1 billion cubic feet per day of throughput capacity.
    Finally, the Webb County Sheriff's Office (Texas) has selected the P320 as its official duty sidearm.
    "He had the trust of most of the victims that were involved in this killing," said Chief Deputy Federico Garza of the Webb County Sheriff's Office.
    During a press conference on Monday, Webb County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Federico Garza said as soon as Ortiz was spotted by the troopers, he went home and prepared for what he expected would be a shoot-out with law enforcement.
    Webb County District Attorney Isidro Alaniz said in a tweet that Juan David Ortiz, 35, an intel supervisor for the Border Patrol, had been charged with four counts of murder, as well as aggravated assault and
    "He was profiling certain kinds of victims," Webb County District Attorney Isidro R.
    Ortiz was charged late on Saturday with four counts of murder, aggravated assault and unlawful restraint, Webb County, Texas District Attorney Isidro Alaniz said in a tweet.
    Webb County Sheriff Martin Cuellar said during a news conference that the agent, identified as Juan David Ortiz, was arrested Saturday, adding that he was a 10-year veteran supervisor with Border Patrol, local NBC/ABC affiliate KGNS reported.
    Webb County Sheriff Martin Cuellar said police believed Mr Ortiz had acted alone.
    Webb County, TX, April 05, 2016 --(PR.com)-- A lawsuit filed in the death of a Sinton man and two seriously injured passengers against Texas Premier Resources, LLC, has settled, announced attorney Billy Edwards of the Edwards Law Firm, Corpus Christi, TX.
    As proposed, the pipeline will connect HEP's existing Webb County Hub in South Texas directly to Escobedo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, and to the Mexican National Pipeline System (Sistema de Transporte Nacional Integrado) in Monterrey, Mexico.