Place:Sterling, Texas, United States

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NameSterling
Alt namesSterlingsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates31.833°N 101.05°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1891 - )
See alsoTom Green, Texas, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Contained Places
Inhabited place
Broome
Sterling City
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Sterling County is a county located on the Edwards Plateau in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,143. Its county seat is Sterling City. The county is named for W. S. Sterling, an early settler in the area. Sterling County is one of 30 prohibition, or entirely dry, counties in the state of Texas.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1891 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1891 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1891 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1891 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1891 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1900 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1900 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
1900 1,127
1910 1,493
1920 1,053
1930 1,431
1940 1,404
1950 1,282
1960 1,177
1970 1,056
1980 1,206
1990 1,438

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