Place:Dukes, Massachusetts, United States

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NameDukes
Alt namesDukessource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates41.333°N 70.75°W
Located inMassachusetts, United States     (1695 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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The County of Dukes County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,535. Its county seat is Edgartown. The county consists of the island of Martha's Vineyard, and the Elizabeth Islands (including Cuttyhunk).

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1665 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1686 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1695 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1696 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1790 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1790 No significant boundary changes after this year 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
1790 3,265
1800 3,118
1810 3,290
1820 3,292
1830 3,517
1840 3,958
1850 4,540
1860 4,403
1870 3,787
1880 4,300
1890 4,369
1900 4,561
1910 4,504
1920 4,372
1930 4,953
1940 5,669
1950 5,633
1960 5,829
1970 6,117
1980 8,942
1990 11,639

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External links

  • Outstanding guide to Dukes County, Massachusetts family history and genealogy (FamilySearch Research Wiki). History, towns and cities, county histories, birth, marriage, and death records, deeds, wills, court records, divorce records, naturalizations, tax records, warnings out, maps, and societies.


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