Place:Gilchrist, Florida, United States

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NameGilchrist
Alt namesGilchristsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates29.7°N 82.783°W
Located inFlorida, United States     (1925 - )
See alsoAlachua, Florida, 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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Gilchrist County is a rural county located in the U.S. state of Florida. As of 2010, the population was 16,939. The county seat is Trenton, Florida.

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History

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Gilchrist County was created in 1925 making it the youngest county in Florida. It was named for Albert W. Gilchrist, Governor of Florida from 1909 to 1913.

Historic buildings

Historic buildings in Gilchrist County include:

Timeline

Date Event Source
1925 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1926 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1926 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1926 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1926 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1930 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1930 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1930 4,137
1940 4,250
1950 3,499
1960 2,868
1970 3,551
1980 5,767
1990 9,667

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External links

www.co.gilchrist.fl.us/


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