Place:Lamar, Texas, United States

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NameLamar
Alt namesLamarsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates33.667°N 95.583°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1840 - )
See alsoDelta, Texas, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
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Lamar County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 49,793. Its county seat is Paris. The county was formed by the Congress of the Republic of Texas on December 17, 1840, and is named for Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar, the second president of Texas.

Lamar County, once heavily Democratic, is now represented in the Texas House of Representatives by the Republican Erwin Cain of Sulphur Springs, Texas.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1838 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1841 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1841 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1863 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 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

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 3,978
1860 10,136
1870 15,790
1880 27,193
1890 37,302
1900 48,627
1910 46,544
1920 55,742
1930 48,529
1940 50,425
1950 43,033
1960 34,234
1970 36,062
1980 42,156
1990 43,949

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