Place:Harrison, Texas, United States

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NameHarrison
Alt namesHarrisonsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates32.55°N 94.367°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1839 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Harrison County is a county of the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 65,631. The county seat is Marshall. It is named for Jonas Harrison, a lawyer and Texas revolutionary. It is located in the Ark-La-Tex region.

Harrison County is part of the Marshall Micropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Longview–Marshall Combined Statistical Area.

Harrison County, formerly a Democratic party stronghold, is represented in the Texas House of Representatives by Republican Chris Paddie, a former Marshall mayor.

Timeline

Date Event Source
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 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1839 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 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
1869 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 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
1850 11,822
1860 15,001
1870 13,241
1880 25,177
1890 26,721
1900 31,878
1910 37,243
1920 43,565
1930 48,937
1940 50,900
1950 47,745
1960 45,594
1970 44,841
1980 52,265
1990 57,483

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