Webb County

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Webb County, Texas

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

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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    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.
    The 30-inch Nueva Era pipeline will be capable of transporting 600 MMcf/d from HEP's existing hub in Webb County, TX to Escobedo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, and to the Mexican National Pipeline System (Sistema Nacional de Gasoductos) located in Monterrey.
    Meritage Midstream Services LLC is planning to build a new rich gas gathering system in Webb County, TX. Escondido Resources II LLC will serve as the system's anchor tenant and will have firm capacity on Meritage's existing Eagle Ford Escondido Gathering System to move its Eagle Ford volumes.
    Apparel retailing showed a strong concentration in Webb County, TX (with a location quotient of 4.1).
    Howard Midstream Energy Partners (HEP) plans to develop the Nueva Era Pipeline, a 200-mile, 30-inch natural gas pipeline connecting its existing Webb County Hub in Webb County, TX to Escobedo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, and the Mexican National Pipeline System (Sistema Nacional de Gasoductos) in Monterrey.
    Meritage Midstream Services, LLC plans to build a new rich-gas gathering system in Webb County, TX. Escondido Resources If, LLC will serve as the system's anchor tenant and will also have firm capacity on Meritage's existing Eagle Ford Escondido Gathering System to move its Eagle Ford volumes.
    The 25-mile pipeline project includes two lateral extensions to Meritage Midstream's Eagle Ford Escondido Gathering System in Webb County, TX: a 14.5-mile, 12-inch pipeline to the northwest into Swift's Fasken operating area and a 10.5-mile, 16-inch extension to the southeast to increase takeaway capacity.