Maverick County, Texas

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Maverick County, Texas

Maverick County is located in Southwestern Texas on the Rio Grande and features broken, rolling terrain with dense brush, clay, sandy and alluvial soils. Local economy consists of oil, government services, agribusiness, and tourism.

Land and Ranch Market Snapshot

Average Price $4.1M
Lowest Price $301K
Highest Price $10.9M
Total Listings 3
Avg. Days On Market 586
Avg. Price/SQFT $1.1K

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Where is Maverick County, Texas?

  • Maverick County is in the northwestern section of the Rio Grande plain region in southwest Texas. The Rio Grande forms Maverick County's western and international border with Mexico; the county is bordered on the north by Kinney County, on the east by Zavala County, and on the south by Webb County. The county is triangular in shape and contains 1,287 square miles, or 824,960 acres. Eagle Pass, the county seat and most populous community, is in southwestern Maverick County on the Union Pacific Railroad, immediately east of the Rio Grande opposite Piedras Negras, Mexico.
  • As of the 2010 census, its population was 54,258. The county was created in 1856 and organized in 1871. It is named for Samuel Maverick, cattleman and state legislator. The Eagle Pass, TX Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Maverick County. It is east of the Mexican border.

Adjacent Counties

  • Kinney County (north)
  • Zavala County (east)
  • Dimmit County (east)
  • Uvalde County (northeast)
  • Webb County (southeast)
  • Guerrero, Coahuila, Mexico (southwest)
  • Jiménez, Coahuila, Mexico (west)
  • Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico (southwest)

Sites and Attractions in Maverick County

  • Tourist attractions include nearby Piedras Negras, hunting and fishing and the Fort Duncan Museum in Eagle Pass.
  • As well as a thriving business district, Eagle Pass boasts Maverick County Lake and Park which is very popular with residents. There are playgrounds, picnic tables, wildlife, a pavilion, water park, walking and riding paths, and plenty of relaxing areas to enjoy. Every weekend the park is full of people enjoying the outdoors, walking and jogging, biking, playing, eating, and having fun! 

Farming and Ranching in Maverick County 

  • The climate in Maverick County has been described as subtropical steppe. Temperatures in the summer are consistently high (a record high of 115° F has occurred on several dates) but are mitigated by low humidity and a steady southeasterly breeze. Winter temperatures are mild and dry, dropping to freezing an average of one out of every four days from December 3 through February 21; farmers can expect an average growing season of 285 days annually. Total annual precipitation, the greatest quantity of which occurs during thunderstorms, can vary greatly (6.01 inches in 1956 and 44.36 inches in 1900) and averaged 19.52 inches annually from 1939–68.
  • In 2002 the county had 214 farms and ranches covering 476,245 acres, 90 percent of which were devoted to pasture and 9 percent to crops. That year farmers and ranchers in the area earned $34,720,000; livestock sales accounted for $30,556,000 of the total. Cattle feeding, goats, sheep, pecans, vegetables, sorghum and wheat were the chief agricultural products. More than 1,047,000 barrels of oil, and 57,982,007 thousand cubic feet of gas well gas, were produced in the county in 2004; by the end of that year 51,298,601 barrels of oil had been taken from county lands since 1929.
 

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