Place:Baylor, Texas, United States

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NameBaylor
Alt namesBaylorsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates33.617°N 99.2°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1858 - )

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Baylor County is a county located in the US state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its the population was 3,726. Its county seat is Seymour. Baylor is named for Henry Weidner Baylor, a surgeon in the Texas Rangers during the Mexican-American War.

Baylor County is not to be confused with Baylor University, which is located approximately 230 miles southeast in McLennan County. Nor should its namesake be confused with Confederate Colonel George W. Baylor, who fought in Louisiana during the American Civil War.

Baylor County is represented in the Texas House of Representatives by the Republican James Frank, a businessman from Wichita Falls.

Reference

source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

Timeline

Date Event Source
1858 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1879 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1879 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1879 Probate records recorded 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
1881 Court 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 715
1890 2,595
1900 3,052
1910 8,411
1920 7,027
1930 7,418
1940 7,755
1950 6,875
1960 5,893
1970 5,221
1980 4,919
1990 4,385


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