Place:Atascosa, Texas, United States

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NameAtascosa
Alt namesAtascosasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates28.85°N 98.533°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1856 - )
See alsoBexar, Texas, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
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Atascosa County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 44,911. Its county seat is Jourdanton. The county was formed in 1856 from Bexar County and is named for the Atascosa River. (See List of Texas county name etymologies.)

Atascosa County is part of the San Antonio-New Braunfels Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1856 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1856 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1856 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1856 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1873 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
1860 1,578
1870 2,915
1880 4,217
1890 6,459
1900 7,143
1910 10,004
1920 12,702
1930 15,654
1940 19,275
1950 20,048
1960 18,828
1970 18,696
1980 25,055
1990 30,533

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