Place:Childress, Texas, United States

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NameChildress
Alt namesChildresssource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates34.533°N 100.217°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1876 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Childress County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 7,041. The seat of the county is Childress. It is named for George Campbell Childress, the author of the Texas Declaration of Independence.

The Bradley 3 Ranch, operated by matriarch Minnie Lou Bradley, is entirely in Childress County but has a Memphis (Hall County) mailing address.

County and regional history is preserved in the Childress County Heritage Museum in downtown Childress.

Republican Drew Springer, Jr., a businessman from Muenster in Cooke County, has since January 2013 represented Childress County in the Texas House of Representatives.

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
1887 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1887 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1887 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1888 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 25
1890 1,175
1900 2,138
1910 9,538
1920 10,933
1930 16,044
1940 12,149
1950 12,123
1960 8,421
1970 6,605
1980 6,950
1990 5,953

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