Place:Fannin, Texas, United States

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NameFannin
Alt namesFanninsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates33.6°N 96.117°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1837 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Fannin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 33,915. The county seat is Bonham, named for James Bonham, who sought Fannin's aid at the Battle of the Alamo. The county was founded in 1837 and is named for James Fannin, who commanded the group of Texans killed in the Goliad Massacre during the Texas Revolution.

Fannin County is part of the Bonham Micropolitan Statistical Area as well as the DallasFort Worth Combined Statistical Area.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1837 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1838 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1838 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1838 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
1850 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1852 Marriage 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
1850 3,788
1860 9,217
1870 13,207
1880 25,501
1890 38,709
1900 51,793
1910 44,801
1920 48,186
1930 41,163
1940 41,064
1950 31,253
1960 23,880
1970 22,705
1980 24,285
1990 24,804

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