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Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Winkler County, Texas

Winkler County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In of 2000, its population was 7,173. Its county seat is Kermit. The county is named for Clinton M. Winkler, a Colonel in the Confederate Army. Popular singer and songwriter Roy Orbison was reared in Winkler County. Part of the large Haley Ranch, founded by the father of Texas historian J. Evetts Haley, is in Winkler County, with another portion in neighboring Loving County. Winkler County was represented in the Texas House of Representatives from 1993-2008 by George E. "Buddy" West of Odessa. West died on June 25, 2008, and he will be succeeded in January 2009 by fellow Republican Tryon D. Lewis, who unseated West in the April 8 primary election. (from wikipedia)

General Information
Texas State$30,550 Average House Value (as of 2000)
7,112 Population (as of 2000)$34,650 Average House Income (as of 2000)
6,022 Population (current)199.5 Square Miles of Land
2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)0.1 Square Miles of Water

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141 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$6,744,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
1,119 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$29,366,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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