Place:Caldwell, Texas, United States

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NameCaldwell
Alt namesCaldwellsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates29.833°N 97.617°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1848 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Caldwell County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 38,066. Its county seat is Lockhart. Caldwell County was founded in 1848, and was named after Mathew Caldwell, a ranger captain who fought in the Battle of Plum Creek against the Comanches and against Santa Anna's armies during the Texas Revolution. Caldwell was also a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence.

Caldwell County is part of the Austin-Round Rock metropolitan area.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1846 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1848 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1848 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1848 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1849 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1850 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 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
1850 1,329
1860 4,481
1870 6,572
1880 11,757
1890 15,769
1900 21,765
1910 24,237
1920 25,160
1930 31,397
1940 24,893
1950 19,350
1960 17,222
1970 21,178
1980 23,637
1990 26,392

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