Place:Foard, Texas, United States

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Foard County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,336. Its county seat is Crowell, which is also the county's only incorporated community. The county is named for Robert Levi Foard, an attorney and American Civil War soldier.

Foard County was one of 46 prohibition, or entirely dry, counties in the state of Texas until voters approved a referendum to permit the legal sale of alcoholic beverages in May 2006.

Foard County is represented in the Texas House of Representatives by the Republican James Frank, a businessman from Wichita Falls.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1891 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
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
1900 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1900 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
1900 1,568
1910 5,726
1920 4,747
1930 6,315
1940 5,237
1950 4,216
1960 3,125
1970 2,211
1980 2,158
1990 1,794

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