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Texas Counties and Other U.S. Counties  

Resources to find statistical, historical, background and other information on Texas Counties and on U.S. counties in general.
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  Texas Almanac

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  • Texas Almanac

      Reference, maps and statistical data about history,culture, politics, education, climate, economics, and geography of Texas.
      Each edition has unique topical articles.
      Current print edition available at both campuses. (2012/2013)
      Older editions JPL 3rd Floor.
      2010-2014 editions in Texas Reference Center (EBSCO).
      Some content free online from Texas State Historical Commission

  Texas Vital Statistics

Texas Vital Statistics Annual Report Texas Dept. of State Health Services
Texas vital statistics, including births, deaths by cause, marriages, and divorces, by age, sex, race, county, and city.  Free online: 2001-2010.  Partial: 2008,  2009, 2012. 

For older years, see print
Texas Vital Statistics
Texas Documents 4th Floor H 600.8 .V83ST

Or Statistical Insight (UTSA Subscription)

      

    County Facts & Figures

    Bexar County Government
    Free website: http://www.bexar.org

    Bexar County QuickFacts (U.S. Census)
    Free website: http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/48/48029.html 

    County Level Population Data For States
    Free website: http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS520900

    County and City Data Book
    Free website: http://www.census.gov/statab/www/ccdb.html
    Location: JPL 3rd Floor Reference HA202 .A36
    Provides statistical information on population, vital statistics and health care, households, local government, employment, education, crime, labor force, and business establishments.

    County Maps of Texas (Atlas)
    Location: JPL 2nd Floor Map Center Atlas Stand, G1371 .P2 T42

    Digital Atlas of Texas Counties
    Free website: http://www.gis.ttu.edu/center/DataCatalog/CntyDownload.php 
    Created by the Center for Geospatial Technology at Texas Tech University, 
    Includes satellite relief maps and data sets about the roads, rivers, lakes, and other features.  Users can download information. The site also contains a number of Featured Links to U.S. Census and Texas Association of Counties.

    Municipal Year Book
    Location: JPL 3rd Floor  JS 342 .A2I52; older editions JPL Stacks & Downtown Library Stacks
    Displays data on cities and counties. Includes statistics on salaries, government finances, and types of government.

    Texas County Quick Facts (U.S. Census)
    Free Website: http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/maps/texas_map.html  
    Grid map of Texas counties and links to summary U.S. Census data for each county.

    State and County Quick Facts (U.S. Census)
    Free Website: http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/index.html
    QuickFacts tables are summary profiles showing frequently requested data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Profiles are available for the nation, states, counties, and cities over 25,000.  

    Texas at Your Fingertips: Counties
    Free website: http://www.texasonline.com/portal/tol/en/gov/11/3
    Links to official websites of each of the 254 Texas counties, census information for Texas counties, County Clerk Office locations, local sales tax allocations, population data, road reports, the Texas Association of Counties, and property assessment information.

    Texas Almanac (UTSA subscription)
    Location: JPL 2nd Floor Information Desk AY 311 .G3 T5; older editions available in JPL Stacks
    Location: Downtown Library, Reference Desk AY 311 .G3 T5
    The Texas Almanac contains a description of each county in Texas. Provides reference and statistical information about the history, culture, politics, climate, economics, and geography of the state of Texas. Latest edition available online.

    Texas State Data Center
    2010 Census - Descriptive Data Tables for Texas Counties
    Free:
    http://txsdc.utsa.edu/Data/Decennial/2010/SF1/Descriptive.aspx 

    USA Counties
    Free government website: http://censtats.census.gov/testusac/usa.shtml 
    Data from the U. S. Census Bureau and other Federal agencies, such as Bureau of Economic Analysis, Bureau of Labor Statistics, FBI, and Social Security Administration.  Covers many general topics including demographic data, education, housing, crime, health, poverty, retail & wholesale trade, elections, and water use.


        

      Election Data

      Texas Secretary of State: Elections Division
      Free government website: http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections
      The Secretary of State is the chief election officer for the State of Texas.  Their website includes election results by county back to 1992: http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/historical/   

      Bexar County Elections Department 
      Free government website: http://elections.bexar.org/
      Click on “Past Election Results” to find numbers by precinct for elections in Bexar County back to 1994.  There is a link for “List of Election Day Voting Locations by Precinct” to find a precinct number.  Data is complicated by the fact that early voters can vote outside their precincts.

          

        Statistics Database

        ProQuest Statistical Insight (UTSA subscription)
        Online database includes Statistical Abstract of the United States, American Statistics Index, Index to International Statistics, and Statistical Reference Index.  Statistical Reference Index section contains county and state government reports that contain statistical data.  All reports available either online or on accompanying microfiche collection.

            
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