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Basic Information
Type of PlaceIndependent City or Town
Metro Area?Independent City or Town
Politics c. 1860?
Unions, Organized Labor?

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

Census Information
TotalWhiteBlackAsianNativeHispanicOtherBHshld
1860
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1880
1890
1900
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1920
19301,0640
1940
19501,0890
1960
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19908560
2000921894028140

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Main Ethnic Group(s).
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Group(s) Excluded
Black

Comments
In 1906 every black resident was cleansed from Cotter, in Baxter County. The newspaper account noted that "every [black] family was expelled - even the one well-respected one. He was given more time than the others." The curator of the country historical society confirms that Cotter did have a sundown sign.
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