Place:Medina, Texas, United States

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NameMedina
Alt namesMedinasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates29.367°N 99.1°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1848 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Medina County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 46,006. Its county seat is Hondo. The county is named for the Medina River.

The Medina Dam, the fourth largest in the nation when completed in 1913, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The irrigation project, creating Medina Lake, was built by 1500 skilled workers, mostly Mexican, who worked in shifts operating 24 hours a day to complete the dam in two years.

Medina County is part of the San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1848 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1848 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1848 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1848 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1849 Court 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
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 909
1860 1,838
1870 2,078
1880 4,492
1890 5,730
1900 7,783
1910 13,415
1920 11,679
1930 13,989
1940 16,106
1950 17,013
1960 18,904
1970 20,249
1980 23,164
1990 27,312

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