Place:Coke, Texas, United States

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NameCoke
Alt namesCokesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates31.883°N 100.533°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1889 - )
See alsoTom Green, Texas, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
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Coke County is a county located on the Edwards Plateau in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,320. Its seat is Robert Lee. The county was founded in 1889 and is named for Richard Coke, the fifteenth governor of Texas. Coke County was one of 46 prohibition, or entirely dry, counties in the state of Texas, but passed a law allowing the sale of beer and wine in 2005.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1889 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1890 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 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 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
1890 2,059
1900 3,430
1910 6,412
1920 4,557
1930 5,253
1940 4,590
1950 4,045
1960 3,589
1970 3,087
1980 3,196
1990 3,424

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