Place:Shelby, Texas, United States

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NameShelby
Alt namesShelbysource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates31.8°N 94.15°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1836 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Shelby County is a county located in the far eastern portion of the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 25,448. Its county seat is Center. The county is named for Isaac Shelby, a soldier in the American Revolution who became the first governor of Kentucky.

Shelby County was formerly represented in the Texas House of Representatives by the Center businessman and conservative Republican Wayne Christian. In 2012, Christian was defeated for renomination by current Representative Chris Paddie.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1836 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1836 Land 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
1881 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1882 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1882 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
1850 4,239
1860 5,362
1870 5,732
1880 9,523
1890 14,365
1900 20,452
1910 26,423
1920 27,464
1930 28,627
1940 29,235
1950 23,479
1960 20,479
1970 19,672
1980 23,084
1990 22,034

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