Texas Almanac, 1939-1940 Page: 4
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THE TEXAS ALMANAC-1939.
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Large or Small-West Texas Towns
Have Big-City Electric Service
Providing the very best Electric Service
PocLAaMme to the small towns of West Texas has
been this company's job for 28 years.
It now serves 166 towns with an aver-
West Texas age population of 1,209 persons. Fifty
Sis of those communities have less than
250 people; 48 have between 250 and
The Land 500; 27 have between 500 and 1,000;
20 have between 1,000 and 2,000; five
of have between 2,000 and 2,500; 11 have
S between 2,500 and 5,000; and only five
Opportuty have over 5,000 population. A total of
yedg i 1 36,000 domestic customers distributed
Over 40,000 square miles . . . less than
one to the square mile and requiring
2,600 miles of transmission line and nearly 5,000 miles of distribution
line. Scattered, yes. But they have "big-city" Electric Service! And at
rates below the national average!
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Texas Almanac, 1939-1940, book, 1939; Dallas, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth117163/m1/6/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.