Place:Hale, Texas, United States

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NameHale
Alt namesHalesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates34.067°N 101.833°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1876 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Hale County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 36,273. The county seat is Plainview. The county was organized in 1888 and is named for Lt. John C. Hale, a hero of the Battle of San Jacinto. It is home of the noted former Hale County Judge, Judge Bill Hollars a.k.a. "Hang 'Em High" Hollars.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1876 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1888 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1888 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1888 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1888 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1890 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
1890 721
1900 1,680
1910 7,566
1920 10,104
1930 20,189
1940 18,813
1950 28,211
1960 36,798
1970 34,137
1980 37,592
1990 34,671

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