Encyclopedia > United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is part of the Fifth Circuit, which includes Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Its first judge, Andrew Phelps McCormick, was appointed to the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas on April 10, 1879. The court convenes in Dallas, Texas. The court has jurisdiction over 100 counties in the northern and central parts of the U.S. state of Texas State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans, officially (currently Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans) Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Senators Mary Landrieu (D) David Vitter (R) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 kmÂ² (31st... State nickname: Magnolia State Other U.S. States Capital Jackson Largest city Jackson Governor Haley Barbour (R) Official languages English Area 125,546 kmÂ² (32nd) - Land 121,606 kmÂ² - Water 3,940 kmÂ² (3%) Population (2000) - Population 2,697,243 (31st) - Density 23. ... ... April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... 1879 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Downtown Dallas City nickname: Big D Location Location in the state of Texas Government Counties Dallas County Collin County Denton County Kaufman County Rockwall County Mayor Laura Miller Physical characteristics Area Land Water 385. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... ...
The United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Texas represents the United States in civil and criminal litigation in the court.
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