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Gillespie

Total population (2010 census): 24837
Total population (1990 census): 17204
County seat: Fredericksburg

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CropSELECT

Cereals, Pseudocereals, Oilseeds
Industrial, Fiber
Forages
Vegetables
Small Fruits
Tree Fruits and Nuts
Herb, Aromatic, Medicinal, and Bioactive

 

Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Corn for Grain 12 937 56936 bu
Oats for Grain 52 2072 65711 bu
Wheat for Grain 34 3831 112932 bu
Sorghum for Grain 13 1280 70702 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 3 124 X
Total Hay* 565 23965 64696
Alfalfa Hay 9 681 D
Small Grain Hay 59 1533 D
Tame Hay 506 19966 55205
Wild Hay 28 1785 3083
All Haylage 31 886 2918
Sorghum for Silage 7 179 1828
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Bean 7 4  
Broccoli 4 1  
Head Cabbage 3 1  
Cantaloupes 8 4  
Cucumbers & Pickles 10 6  
Eggplant - -  
Cauliflower 2 D  
Okra 8 10  
Dry Onions 3 5  
Hot Peppers 4 3  
Sweet Peppers 3 12  
Potatoes 2 D  
Squash 11 336  
Green Southern Peas 2 D  
Sweet Potatoes 4 4  
Tomatoes 22 67  
Watermelons 8 7  
Other Vegetables 2 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 12 6  
Apricots 1 D  
Figs 3 D  
Grapes 12 184  
Peaches 56 1060  
Pears 7 4  
Persimmons 4 D  
Plums and Prunes 6 4  
All Nuts 52 355  
Pecans 51 D  
Blackberries and Dewberries 16 D  
Tame Blueberries 2 D  
Strawberries 1 D  
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops, Cut Christmas Trees Harvested, Mushrooms, and Sod Grown for Sale Farms Sq. ft. under glass or other protection Acres in the open Sales ($1,000)
Nursery Stock 2 - D D
Floriculture Crops 4 D 7 D
Bedding and Garden Plants 2 D D D
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 2 - D D

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
(-) = Represents zero.
(D) = Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
(NA) = Not Available.
(X) = Not Applicable.
(Z) = Less than half of the unit shown.

 

 Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 35 2361 206171 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 47 2385 128746 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 95 6065 190241 bu
Barley 4 265 10071 bu
Oats 127 5230 239898 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 640 22381 42678 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 7 144 358 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 102 1901 2952 tons, dry
Tame Hay 561 19334 37952 tons, dry
Wild Hay 21 343 432 tons dry
Grass Silage 17 659 2951 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 4 198 1558 tons, grn
Sorghum Cut for Dry Forage or Hay 12 147 402 tons, dry
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 9 381 2958 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 4 1  
Cantaloupes 9 4  
Carrots 3 1  
Green Cowpeas and Green Southern Peas 3 5  
Cucumbers and Pickles 7 6  
Dry Onions 5 1  
Okra 6 3  
Hot Peppers 11 11  
Sweet Peppers 6 6  
Squash 15 79  
Tomatoes 22 41  
Watermelons 6 4  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 9 9 750 trees
Apricots 3 D 30 trees
Grapes 7 132 89362 vines
Peaches 82 1372 114809 trees
Pears 7 3 209 trees
Plums and Prunes 5 1 58 trees
Pecans 72 699 10711 in shell
Blackberries 9 10 11055 lbs
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops, Cut Christmas Trees Harvested, Mushrooms, and Sod Grown for Sale Farms Sq. ft. under glass or other protection Acres in the open Sales ($1,000)
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 7 17560 10 77
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 4 X 10 X
Floriculture Crops 4 D D 46

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
(-) = Represents zero.
(D) = Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
(NA) = Not Available.
(X) = Not Applicable.
(Z) = Less than half of the unit shown.


Last Updated: October 02, 2012

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