Place:Rusk, Texas, United States

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NameRusk
Alt namesRusksource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates32.117°N 94.783°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1843 - )
See alsoGregg, Texas, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
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Rusk County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 53,330. Its county seat is Henderson. The county is named for Thomas Jefferson Rusk, a secretary of war of the Republic of Texas.

Rusk County is part of the Longview Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Longview–Marshall Combined Statistical Area.

Travis Clardy, a Republican from Nacogdoches, is the Texas State Representative for House District 11, which includes Rusk County.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1843 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1843 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1843 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1847 Probate 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
1859 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1873 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 8,148
1860 15,803
1870 16,916
1880 18,986
1890 18,559
1900 26,099
1910 26,946
1920 31,689
1930 32,484
1940 51,023
1950 42,348
1960 36,421
1970 34,102
1980 41,382
1990 43,735

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