Yoakum County

Yoakum County, Texas

PO Box 309
Plains, TX 79355
Phone: (806) 456-2721
Fax: (806) 456-2258

On southwestern border of TX panhandle, southwest of Lubbock; created Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County; organized 1907. Name Origin: For Col. Henderson King Yoakum (1810-56), army officer in Indian and Mexican wars, and trustee of Austin College (1849-56)

Area (sq mi):: 799.76 (land 799.75; water 0.01) Population per square mile: 9.30
Population 2005: 7,408 State rank: 186 Population change: 2000-20005 1.20%; 1990-2000 -16.70% Population 2000: 7,322 (White 51.80%; Black or African American 1.40%; Hispanic or Latino 45.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 27.90%). Foreign born: 16.60%. Median age: 34.10
Income 2000: per capita $14,504; median household $32,672; Population below poverty level: 19.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,330-$24,514
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 15.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Upon completion of our acquisition of this acreage, together with our existing holdings in Reeves County and Yoakum County, we believe we will be positioned to resume sustainable growth in production, revenues, reserves and shareholder value.'
The Frost #1H well is situated in the Northwest Shelf of the Midland Basis, in Yoakum County, Texas, and targets the 'Exploration' component of the San Andres Formation.
Houston American Energy announced the initiation of fracking operations on the company's Frost #1H well located in the Northwest Shelf of the Midland Basis, in Yoakum County, Texas.
(NYSE American: REI) has entered into a definitive agreement acquire Wishbone Energy Partners, LLC's North Central Basin Platform assets located primarily in Southwest Yoakum County, Texas and East Lea County, New Mexico, the company said.
OKLAHOMA CITY Riley Exploration-Permian on Tuesday said its Brushy Bill well in Yoakum County, Texas, has had cumulative oil production of nearly 60,000 barrels of oil since the first production on May 15.
RiverBank Conservation, LLC said it has secured formal approval of the first and only permanent mitigation property in West Texas under the requirements of the USFWS Lesser Prairie Chicken (LPC) Conservation Guidance, in conjunction with Tomahawk Conservation Bank, a partnership with two private ranching families in Yoakum County, Texas that totals 2,740 acres.
-- A human burial from Yoakum County in northwest Texas was recently discovered and analyzed.
In February, we announced we had signed a definitive agreement with Wishbone Energy Partners to acquire their Northwest Shelf assets located primarily in southwest Yoakum County, Texas and eastern Lea County, New Mexico.
It has land leased in contiguous blocks in Yoakum County, Texas, and in Lea, Roosevelt and Chaves counties in New Mexico, according to Riley Exploration's prospectus.
Net proceeds may be used by the company to expand its horizontal San Andres play in Yoakum County, Texas, for additional leasehold acquisitions in the Permian Basin, drilling of a San Andres horizontal oil well along with a Devonian salt water disposal well and other field infrastructure as well as for general working capital purposes.
13 mi N, 12 mi E of Plains, Yoakum County, Texas, 9 July 1987, one specimen (TTU 11448).
Houston American Energy provided an update with respect to drilling operations on its San Andres prospect in Yoakum County, Texas.