Place:Angelina, Texas, United States

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NameAngelina
Alt namesAngelinasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates31.25°N 94.567°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1846 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Angelina County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 86,771. Its county seat is Lufkin.

Angelina County was formed in 1846 from Nacogdoches County. It is named for a Hainai Native American woman who assisted early Spanish missionaries and was named Angelina by them. (See List of Texas county name etymologies.) Angelina County is a wet county as of November 2006 wet/dry election. In November 2007 the small community of Burke was the only city in Angelina county to return to dry status.

The Lufkin Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Angelina County.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1846 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1846 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1846 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1847 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1850 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1850 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1903 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 1,165
1860 4,271
1870 3,985
1880 5,239
1890 6,306
1900 13,481
1910 17,705
1920 22,287
1930 27,803
1940 32,201
1950 36,032
1960 39,814
1970 49,349
1980 64,172
1990 69,884

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