Place:Lubbock, Texas, United States

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NameLubbock
Alt namesLubbocksource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates33.6°N 101.833°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1876 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Lubbock County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 278,831. Its county seat is Lubbock. Lubbock is named for Thomas Saltus Lubbock, a Confederate colonel and Texas Ranger (some sources give his first name as Thompson).

Lubbock County, along with neighboring Crosby County, form the Lubbock Metropolitan Statistical Area. The county is also part of the Lubbock–Levelland Combined Statistical Area.

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
1881 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1891 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1891 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1891 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 25
1890 33
1900 293
1910 3,624
1920 11,096
1930 39,104
1940 51,782
1950 101,048
1960 156,271
1970 179,295
1980 211,651
1990 222,636

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