Place:Swisher, Texas, United States

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NameSwisher
Alt namesSwishersource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates34.533°N 101.733°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1876 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Swisher County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 7,854. Its seat is Tulia. The county is named for James G. Swisher, a soldier of the Texas Revolution and signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence.

At one time, the large JA Ranch, founded by Charles Goodnight and John George Adair, and later owned by Goodnight and Cornelia Adair, reached into six counties, including Swisher.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1876 County formed 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
1890 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 Probate 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
1880 4
1890 100
1900 1,227
1910 4,012
1920 4,388
1930 7,343
1940 6,528
1950 8,249
1960 10,607
1970 10,373
1980 9,723
1990 8,133

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