Place:Cottle, Texas, United States

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NameCottle
Alt namesCottlesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates34.083°N 100.267°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1876 - )
See alsoFoard, Texas, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
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Cottle County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,505. Its county seat is Paducah. Cottle was founded in 1892 and is named for George Washington Cottle, who died defending the Alamo. Cottle County was formerly one of forty-six prohibition, or entirely dry counties in the state of Texas. It now allows beer and wine sales.

The Matador Ranch, based in Motley once reached into Cottle County.

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 24
1890 240
1900 1,002
1910 4,396
1920 6,901
1930 9,395
1940 7,079
1950 6,099
1960 4,207
1970 3,204
1980 2,947
1990 2,247

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