Place:Houston, Alabama, United States

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Houston County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census the population was 101,547. Its county seat is Dothan.

Houston County is part of the Dothan Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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History

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Houston County was established on February 9, 1903, from parts of Dale County, Geneva County and Henry County. It was named after George Smith Houston, the 24th Governor of Alabama.

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Date Event Source
1903 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1903 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1903 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1903 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1908 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1910 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1910 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
1910 32,414
1920 37,334
1930 45,935
1940 45,665
1950 46,522
1960 50,718
1970 56,574
1980 74,632
1990 81,331

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