Place:Eastland, Texas, United States

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Eastland County is a county located in West Central Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 18,583. The county seat is Eastland. The county was founded in 1858 and is named for William Mosby Eastland, a soldier during the Texas Revolution and the only officer to die as a result of the so-called "Black Bean executions" of the ill-fated Mier Expedition.

Two Eastland County communities, Cisco and Ranger have junior colleges.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1858 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1873 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1874 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1874 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1874 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
1860 99
1870 88
1880 4,855
1890 10,373
1900 17,971
1910 23,421
1920 58,505
1930 34,156
1940 30,345
1950 23,942
1960 19,526
1970 18,092
1980 19,480
1990 18,488

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