Place:Hockley, Texas, United States

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NameHockley
Alt namesHockleysource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates33.6°N 102.35°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1874 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Hockley County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 22,935. Its county seat is Levelland. The county is named for George Washington Hockley, a Secretary of War of the Republic of Texas.

Hockley County is part of the Levelland Micropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Lubbock–Levelland Combined Statistical Area.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1874 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1900 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1900 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1921 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1921 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1921 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1921 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1921 Probate 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
1900 44
1910 137
1920 137
1930 9,298
1940 12,693
1950 20,407
1960 22,340
1970 20,396
1980 23,230
1990 24,199

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