Place:Rockwall, Texas, United States

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NameRockwall
Alt namesRockwallsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates32.9°N 96.4°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1873 - )
See alsoKaufman, Texas, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
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Rockwall County is the smallest county located in the U.S. state of Texas. It was one of the top twenty-five fastest growing counties in the U.S. in 2010. As of the 2010 census, its population was 78,337. Its county seat is Rockwall, and is the second wealthiest county in Texas. The county and city are named for a wall-like subterranean rock formation that runs throughout the county.

Rockwall County is part of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1873 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1873 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1875 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1875 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1875 Probate 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
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 2,984
1890 5,972
1900 8,531
1910 8,072
1920 8,591
1930 7,658
1940 7,051
1950 6,156
1960 5,878
1970 7,046
1980 14,528
1990 25,604

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