Place:Bailey, Texas, United States

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NameBailey
Alt namesBaileysource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates34.067°N 102.85°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1876 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Bailey County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,165. Its county seat is Muleshoe. The county is named for Peter James Bailey, a defender of the Alamo. (See List of Texas county name etymologies.)

Bailey County is one of 30 prohibition or entirely dry counties in the state of Texas.

The Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge, located in the county, was founded in 1935 and is the oldest such refuge in Texas.

Bailey County history is highlighted in the Muleshoe Heritage Center located off U.S. Highways 70 and 64 in Muleshoe.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1876 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1900 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1900 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1919 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1919 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1919 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1919 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1919 Probate 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
1890 0
1900 4
1910 312
1920 517
1930 5,186
1940 6,318
1950 7,592
1960 9,090
1970 8,487
1980 8,168
1990 7,064

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