Place:DeWitt, Texas, United States

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NameDeWitt
Alt namesDe Wittsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
De Witt countysource: Getty Vocabulary Program
DeWittsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS48028717
TypeCounty
Coordinates29.117°N 97.333°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1846 - )
See alsoKarnes, Texas, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
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DeWitt County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 20,097. The seat of the county is Cuero. DeWitt County was founded in 1846 and is named for Green DeWitt, who founded an early colony in Texas.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1846 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1846 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1846 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1846 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
1852 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
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
1850 1,716
1860 5,108
1870 6,443
1880 10,082
1890 14,307
1900 21,311
1910 23,501
1920 27,971
1930 27,441
1940 24,935
1950 22,973
1960 20,683
1970 18,660
1980 18,903
1990 18,840

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