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James W. Loewen (1942-2021)

We mourn the loss of our friend and colleague and remain committed to the work he began.

Throckmorton County

Texas

Basic Information

Type of Place
County
Metro Area
Politics c. 1860?
Don’t Know
Unions, Organized Labor?
Don’t Know

Sundown Town Status

Confirmed Sundown Town?
Surely
Was there an ordinance?
Don't Know
Sign?
Perhaps, Some Oral Evidence
Year of Greatest Interest
1929
Still Sundown?
Probably

Census Information

The available census data from 1860 to the present
Total White Black Asian Native Hispanic Other BHshld
1860
1870 0
1880 12
1890 902 11
1900
1910 4563 11
1920 3589 11
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980 2053
1990 1880 0
2000 1850 1
2010
2020

Method of Exclusion

  • Threat of Violence

Main Ethnic Group(s)

Group(s) Excluded

  • Black

Comments

See comments at Throckmorton (town)
Gov. Rick Perry and his family had hunting camp, long named “Niggerhead.” Sign on rock bearing remnant of name was still visible, August, 2011, at entrance to camp.