Place:Briscoe, Texas, United States

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NameBriscoe
Alt namesBriscoesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates34.533°N 101.217°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1876 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Briscoe County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of 2010 census, the population was 1,637. Its county seat is Silverton. The county is named for Andrew Briscoe, a soldier during the Texas Revolution. At one time, the large JA Ranch, founded by Charles Goodnight and John George Adair, reached into Briscoe County. After he left the JA, Goodnight owned the Quitaque Ranch.

Caprock Canyon State Park and Trailway is located in Briscoe County.

The prominent high school football and college coach Gene Mayfield was born in Briscoe County in 1928.

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
1892 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1892 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1892 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1892 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 12
1890 0
1900 1,253
1910 2,162
1920 2,948
1930 5,590
1940 4,056
1950 3,528
1960 3,577
1970 2,794
1980 2,579
1990 1,971

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