Place:Borden, Texas, United States

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NameBorden
Alt namesBordensource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates32.733°N 101.45°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1876 - )
See alsoBexar, Texas, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Contained Places
Inhabited place
Gail
Mesquite
Plains
Unknown
Durham
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Borden County is a rural county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 641. Its county seat is Gail. Gail and Borden County are named for Gail Borden, Jr., businessman, publisher, surveyor, and inventor of condensed milk. Borden County is one of thirty prohibition or entirely dry counties in the state of Texas.

According to a 2010 census, Borden County is the fourth least populous county in the state of Texas, behind Loving, King, and Kenedy counties, and it is the tenth least populous county in the United States.

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
1891 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1891 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1891 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1891 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 35
1890 222
1900 776
1910 1,386
1920 965
1930 1,505
1940 1,396
1950 1,106
1960 1,076
1970 888
1980 859
1990 799

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