Place:Potter, Texas, United States

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NamePotter
Alt namesPottersource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates35.417°N 101.9°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1876 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Potter County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. It forms part of the Amarillo metropolitan area. As of the 2010 census, the population was 121,073. Its county seat is Amarillo. Potter County is named for Robert Potter, a politician, signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence and the Secretary of the Texas Navy.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1870 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1876 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 Court records recorded 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
1880 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1887 Marriage 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 28
1890 849
1900 1,820
1910 12,424
1920 16,710
1930 46,080
1940 54,265
1950 73,366
1960 115,580
1970 90,511
1980 98,637
1990 97,874

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