Place:Midland, Texas, United States

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NameMidland
Alt namesMidlandsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates31.867°N 102.05°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1885 - )
See alsoTom Green, Texas, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
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Midland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. The county seat is the city of Midland. As of the 2010 census, the population was 136,872. The county is so named as the county is halfway (midway) between Fort Worth, Texas, and El Paso, Texas, on the Texas and Pacific Railway.

Midland County is included in the Midland, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Midland–Odessa Combined Statistical Area.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1885 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1885 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1885 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1885 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1886 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1890 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
1890 1,033
1900 1,741
1910 3,464
1920 2,449
1930 8,005
1940 11,721
1950 25,785
1960 67,717
1970 65,433
1980 82,636
1990 106,611

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