Place:Knox, Texas, United States

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NameKnox
Alt namesKnoxsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates33.6°N 99.733°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1858 - )
See alsoFoard, Texas, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
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Knox County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,719. Its county seat is Benjamin. The county is named for Henry Knox, an American Revolutionary War general.

The 1932 Texas Republican gubernatorial nominee, Orville Bullington, resided in Knox County and served as county attorney early in his career.

Knox County is represented in the Texas House of Representatives by the Republican James Frank, a businessman from Wichita Falls.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1858 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
1886 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1886 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1886 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1886 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1905 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 77
1890 1,134
1900 2,322
1910 9,625
1920 9,240
1930 11,368
1940 10,090
1950 10,082
1960 7,857
1970 5,972
1980 5,329
1990 4,837

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