Place:Ector, Texas, United States

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NameEctor
Alt namesEctorsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates31.867°N 102.55°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1887 - )
See alsoTom Green, Texas, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Ector County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 137,130. Its seat is Odessa. The county was founded in 1893 and is named for Mathew Ector, a Confederate general in the American Civil War.

Ector County is included in the Odessa, Texas, Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Midland–Odessa Combined Statistical Area.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1887 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1890 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1891 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1891 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1891 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1891 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
1890 224
1900 381
1910 1,178
1920 760
1930 3,958
1940 15,051
1950 42,102
1960 90,995
1970 91,805
1980 115,374
1990 118,934

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