Place:Red River, Texas, United States

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NameRed River
Alt namesRed Riversource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates33.617°N 95.033°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1836 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Red River County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 12,860. Its county seat is Clarksville. As of 2000, it had the lowest population density for all counties in East Texas. The county is named for the Red River, which forms its northern boundary.

Red River County is the birthplace of John Nance Garner, 32nd Vice President of the United States. B.P. Newman (1927–2008), a Texas business entrepreneur, developer, and philanthropist based in Laredo, was also born in Red River County.

Red River County is represented in the Texas House of Representatives by the Republican Erwin Cain of Sulphur Springs, Texas.

See also the Red River Project.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1836 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1837 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1838 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1846 Marriage 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
1850 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 3,906
1860 8,535
1870 10,653
1880 17,194
1890 21,452
1900 29,893
1910 28,564
1920 35,829
1930 30,923
1940 29,769
1950 21,851
1960 15,682
1970 14,298
1980 16,101
1990 14,317

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