Place:Somervell, Texas, United States

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NameSomervell
Alt namesSomervellsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates32.233°N 97.767°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1875 - )
See alsoHood, Texas, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
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Somervell County is a county located on the Edwards Plateau in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 8,490. Its county seat is Glen Rose. The county is named for Alexander Somervell, Secretary of War for the Republic of Texas. The county contains the Comanche Peak Nuclear Generating Station, one of two nuclear power plants in Texas.

Somervell County is part of the Granbury micropolitan area.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1860 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1875 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1875 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1875 Land 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
1885 Marriage 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 2,649
1890 3,419
1900 3,498
1910 3,931
1920 3,563
1930 3,016
1940 3,071
1950 2,542
1960 2,577
1970 2,793
1980 4,154
1990 5,360

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