Place:Wharton, Texas, United States

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NameWharton
Alt namesWhartonsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates29.283°N 96.217°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1846 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Wharton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 41,280. Its county seat is Wharton. It was named for brothers William Harris Wharton and John Austin Wharton.

The El Campo Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Wharton County.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1837 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1846 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1846 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1847 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1847 Marriage 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
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 1,752
1860 3,380
1870 3,426
1880 4,549
1890 7,584
1900 16,942
1910 21,123
1920 24,288
1930 29,681
1940 36,158
1950 36,077
1960 38,152
1970 36,729
1980 40,242
1990 39,955

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