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By Don Ingram,Linda Drake

Andrews County used to be named for Richard Andrews, the 1st casualty in Texas�s struggle for independence from Mexico in 1835 on the conflict of Concepci�n. sooner than the production of the county in 1876 via the Texas legislature, the realm were mostly missed via kingdom officers and kept away from through ranchers and settlers as a result of its remoteness, shortage of water, and assaults by way of neighborhood local americans. that each one replaced in 1875 after an day trip through U.S. cavalry troops led by way of Col. William R. Shafter opened the area as much as settlers. town of Andrews grew to become the county seat in 1910 after an in depth election race with close by Shafter Lake. Ranching was once the 1st financial motive force within the county, however the discovery of oil in 1929 replaced every little thing. The oil increase created jobs, introduced in profit, and attracted new citizens. this day Andrews is experiencing progress due to renewed call for for oil, nuclear-related industries, top notch wearing venues, and different facilities that experience rejuvenated the community.

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