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Encyclopedia > Frio County, Texas
Frio County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Frio County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the USA highlighting Texas
Texas's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1871
Seat Pearsall
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

2,938 km² (1,134 mi²)
2,935 km² (1,133 mi²)
3 km² (1 mi²), 0.11%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

16,252
6/km² 

Frio County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 16,252. Its county seat is Pearsall6. Frio County is named for the Frio River. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Official language(s) No Official Language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_TX.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Texas ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Pearsall is a city located in Frio County, Texas. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties/Parishes/Boroughs, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Official language(s) No Official Language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Pearsall is a city located in Frio County, Texas. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The Frio River winds alongside Garner State Park (on the left) The Frio River is a river in the U.S. state of Texas. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,938 km² (1,134 mi²). 2,935 km² (1,133 mi²) of it is land and 3 km² (1 mi²) of it (0.11%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Major Highways

Image File history File links I-35. ... This Interstate Highway article needs to be cleaned up to conform to both a higher standard of article quality and accepted design standards outlined in the WikiProject U.S. Interstate Highways. ... Image File history File links US_57. ... United States Highway 57 is a north-south United States highway that follows a nearly east-west route in southwest Texas. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... State Highway 85 or SH 85 is a state highway in the U.S. state of Texas that runs almost 77 miles from Carrizo Springs to Charlotte. ... State Highway 173 or SH 173 is a state highway that runs from Kerrville to Jourdanton in south Texas. ...

Adjacent counties

Medina County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Atascosa County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... La Salle County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Dimmit County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Image:Map of Texas highlighting Zavala County. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 16,252 people, 4,743 households, and 3,642 families residing in the county. The population density was 6/km² (14/mi²). There were 5,660 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (5/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 71.86% White, 4.87% Black or African American, 0.58% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 19.76% from other races, and 2.50% from two or more races. 73.76% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 4,743 households out of which 40.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.20% were married couples living together, 16.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.20% were non-families. 20.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.98 and the average family size was 3.44. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the county, the population was spread out with 28.70% under the age of 18, 11.20% from 18 to 24, 30.80% from 25 to 44, 18.70% from 45 to 64, and 10.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 121.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 130.20 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $24,504, and the median income for a family was $26,578. Males had a median income of $23,810 versus $16,498 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,069. About 24.50% of families and 29.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 36.20% of those under age 18 and 30.40% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Bigfoot is a census-designated place located in Frio County, Texas. ... Dilley is a city located in Frio County, Texas. ... Hilltop is a census-designated place (CDP) in Frio County, Texas, United States. ... Moore is a census-designated place located in Frio County, Texas. ... North Pearsall is a census-designated place located in Frio County, Texas. ... Pearsall is a city located in Frio County, Texas. ... West Pearsall is a census-designated place located in Frio County, Texas. ...

See also

  • Winter Garden Region

Map of Texas highlighting the Winter Garden Region The Winter Garden Region is an agricultural area in South Texas (USA) located north of Laredo and southwest of San Antonio. ...

External links

Coordinates: 28°52′N 99°07′W / 28.86, -99.11 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


 
 

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