Place:Kent, Texas, United States

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NameKent
Alt namesKentsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates33.167°N 100.767°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1876 - )
Contained Places
Census-designated place
Girard
Inhabited place
Clairemont
Harmony
Jayton
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Kent County is a county located in the US state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 808. Its county seat is Jayton. The county is named for Andrew Kent, who died at the Battle of the Alamo. Kent County is one of 30 prohibition or entirely dry counties in the state of Texas.

Republican Drew Springer, Jr., a businessman from Muenster in Cooke County, has since January 2013 represented Kent County in the Texas House of Representatives.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1876 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1892 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1892 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1892 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1892 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
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
1880 92
1890 324
1900 899
1910 2,655
1920 3,335
1930 3,851
1940 3,413
1950 2,249
1960 1,727
1970 1,434
1980 1,145
1990 1,010

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