Place:Jeff Davis, Texas, United States

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NameJeff Davis
Alt namesJeff Davissource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates30.7°N 104.083°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1887 - )
See alsoPresidio, Texas, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
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Jeff Davis County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,342. Its county seat is Fort Davis. The county is named for Jefferson Davis, the 23rd United States Secretary of War and President of the Confederate States of America. It is one of the nine counties that comprise the Trans-Pecos region of West Texas.

The county contains the Texas Davis Mountains American Viticultural Area, though only about is currently under vine. The McDonald Observatory is located near Fort Davis, and is owned by the University of Texas at Austin.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1887 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1887 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1887 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1887 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
1931 Marriage 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 1,394
1900 1,150
1910 1,678
1920 1,445
1930 1,800
1940 2,375
1950 2,090
1960 1,582
1970 1,527
1980 1,647
1990 1,946

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