Place:Rains, Texas, United States

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Rains County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 10,914. Its seat is Emory.

The county (and county seat) are named for Emory Rains, a Texas state legislator.

In 1970, Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Number 10860 was placed in the county courthouse lawn.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1870 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1879 Marriage records recorded 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
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 3,035
1890 3,909
1900 6,127
1910 6,787
1920 8,099
1930 7,114
1940 7,334
1950 4,266
1960 2,993
1970 3,752
1980 4,839
1990 6,715

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