Place:Gaines, Texas, United States

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NameGaines
Alt namesGainessource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates32.733°N 102.633°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1876 - )
See alsoBexar, Texas, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
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Gaines County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 17,526. The county seat is Seminole. Gaines County is named for James Gaines, a merchant who signed the Texas Declaration of Independence.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1876 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1905 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1905 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1905 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1906 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1906 Marriage 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
1880 8
1890 68
1900 55
1910 1,255
1920 1,018
1930 2,800
1940 8,136
1950 8,909
1960 12,267
1970 11,593
1980 13,150
1990 14,123

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