Place:Armstrong, Texas, United States

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NameArmstrong
Alt namesArmstrongsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates34.967°N 101.367°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1876 - )
Contained Places
Inhabited place
Claude
Fairview
Goodnight
Paloduro
Washburn
Wayside
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Armstrong County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,901. Its county seat is Claude. The county was formed in 1876 from Bexar County and is named for one of several Texas pioneer families named Armstrong. Armstrong County is one of 30 prohibition or entirely dry counties in the state of Texas.

Armstrong County is included in the Amarillo metropolitan area.

Tom Blasingame, the oldest cowboy in the history of the American West, lived in Armstrong County and worked for seventy-three years in ranching, mostly on the JA Ranch.

Ranch historian Laura Vernon Hamner interviewed many "old-timers" in Armstrong County during the last decade of the 19th century and the first decade of the 20th century in preparation for her later writings on the Texas Panhandle.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1876 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1890 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 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
1880 31
1890 944
1900 1,205
1910 2,682
1920 2,816
1930 3,329
1940 2,495
1950 2,215
1960 1,966
1970 1,895
1980 1,994
1990 2,021

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