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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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    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.
    The Army handed its Mexican captives over to civilian law enforcement authorities in Webb County, Texas. Shortly thereafter, a grand jury indicted Arce, Lira, Sanchez, and Serda for the murder of Corporal William Oberlies, who had died of his wounds after the attack on San Ygnacio.
    Specimens of the American porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum) and American black bear (Ursus americanus) have been obtained in Webb County, Texas. Both species often are poorly represented in natural history museum collections, therefore information on their biogeographic distributions and status within Texas is incomplete.
    Under this agreement a new pipeline will be constructed to Swifta[euro](tm)s Fasken operating area in Webb County, Texas with firm capacity of up to 40m cu ft of gas per day and this construction will be completed by 1 December 2010, said the company.
    My own first exposure to rattlers was at the tender age of seven or eight years, down in Webb County, Texas, a prolific Western diamondback breeding ground.
    60 km upriver of Laredo, Webb County, Texas, occurs within the Tamaulipan Biotic Province (Blair, 1950) and the Tamaulipan Brushlands Bird Conservation Region (Rich et al., 2004).
    Claude D'Unger was an officer for the Ed Rachal Foundation, a charitable organization that owns a ranch in Webb County, Texas. The ranch, which is used for wildlife and farming research, covers more than 100 square miles, including five miles along the Mexican border.
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    I was sitting in a blind in Webb County, Texas, one mild afternoon last January, idly watching several whitetails.
    This study was conducted on the Callaghan Ranch (27[degrees]48'59"N, 99[degrees]18'49"W), from September 2002 through August 2004, in Webb County, Texas, 43.4 km northeast of Laredo, Texas.