Place:Galveston, Texas, United States

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NameGalveston
Alt namesGalvestonsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates29.367°N 94.967°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1838 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Galveston County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 291,309. Its county seat is Galveston. League City is the largest city in Galveston County in terms of population; [1] between 2000 and 2005 it surpassed Galveston as the county's largest city. Galveston County was founded in 1838.

Galveston County is part of the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1838 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1838 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1838 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1838 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1839 Court 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
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 4,529
1860 8,229
1870 15,290
1880 24,121
1890 31,476
1900 44,116
1910 44,479
1920 53,150
1930 64,401
1940 81,173
1950 113,066
1960 140,364
1970 169,812
1980 195,940
1990 217,399

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