Place:Winkler, Texas, United States

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NameWinkler
Alt namesWinklersource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates31.85°N 103.033°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1887 - )
See alsoTom Green, Texas, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Contained Places
Inhabited place
Cheyenne
Cowden Place
Kermit
Vesrue
Wink
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Winkler County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 7,110. Its county seat is Kermit. The county is named for Clinton M. Winkler, a Colonel in the Confederate Army.

Part of the large Haley Ranch, founded by the father of Texas historian J. Evetts Haley, is in Winkler County, with another portion in neighboring Loving County.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1887 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1890 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1910 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1910 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1910 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1910 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1911 Land 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
1890 18
1900 60
1910 442
1920 81
1930 6,784
1940 6,141
1950 10,064
1960 13,652
1970 9,640
1980 9,944
1990 8,626

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