Place:Dawson, Texas, United States

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Dawson is both a former and a current county of Texas.

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Former County

The first Dawson County was formed before 1860 and divided between Kinney and Uvalde in 1866.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1860 281

Current County

Dawson was re-instantiated as a county in 1876.


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Dawson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 13,833. The seat of the county is Lamesa. The county is named for Nicholas Mosby Dawson, a soldier of the Texas Revolution.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1858 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
1905 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1905 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1905 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1905 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1905 Probate 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 29
1900 37
1910 2,320
1920 4,309
1930 13,573
1940 15,367
1950 19,113
1960 19,185
1970 16,604
1980 16,184
1990 14,349

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