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Goliad

(Encyclopedia) Goliad g´ld, city (1990 pop. 1,946), seat of Goliad co., S Tex., on the San Antonio River, SE of San Antonio. It is a market for the surrounding farm region. A Spanish mission and…

Vallejo, Mariano Guadalupe

(Encyclopedia) Vallejo, Mariano Guadalupe, 1807–90, Mexican-American political and military leader, b. Monterey, Calif. He entered the Mexican military in 1824 and was appointed to the territorial…

Monterey

(Encyclopedia) Monterey mntr´, city (1990 pop. 31,954), Monterey co., W Calif., a port on Monterey Bay; founded 1770, inc. 1850. It is a popular resort, the home of many artists and writers, and…

Presidio County, TX Census Data

Texas Presidio County, Texas People QuickFactsPresidio CountyTexasPopulation, 2005 estimate 7,72222,859,968Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 5.7%9.6%Population, 2000 7,…

Presidio County, TX Social Statistics

Presidio county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics SubjectNumberPercent SCHOOL ENROLLMENTPopulation 3 years and over enrolled in school2,151100.0Nursery school,…

Presidio County, TX Economic Statistics

Presidio county texas dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics SubjectNumberPercent EMPLOYMENT STATUSPopulation 16 years and over5,181100.0In labor force2,76153.3Civilian…

Presidio County, TX Housing Statistics

Presidio county texas dp 4 profile of selected housing characteristics SubjectNumberPercent Total housing units3,299100.0UNITS IN STRUCTURE1-unit, detached2,18866.31-unit, attached812…

Portolá, Gaspar de

(Encyclopedia) Portolá, Gaspar de gäspär´ d pôrtlä´, fl. 1734–84, Spanish explorer in the Far West. After serving in Italy and Portugal, he was sent (1767) to America as governor of the Californias…

Nacogdoches

(Encyclopedia) Nacogdoches nkd´chs, city (1990 pop. 30,872), seat of Nacogdoches co., E Tex., in a pine and hardwood forest area; settled 1779. Industries in the city include lumbering,…

Anza, Juan Bautista de

(Encyclopedia) Anza, Juan Bautista de hwän bouts´tä d än´sä, 1735–88, Spanish explorer and official in the Southwest and the far West, reputed founder of San Francisco, b. Mexico. Accompanied by…