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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?Possible
Year of Greatest Interest
Was there an ordinance?
Sign?
Still Sundown?

Census Information
TotalWhiteBlackAsianNativeHispanicOtherBHshld
1860
1870
1880
1890
1900
19104,737 2
1920
1930
1940
1950
19603,533 0
1970
1980
1990
20002,278 40

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Method of Exclusion
Realtors

Main Ethnic Group(s).

Group(s) Excluded
Black

Comments
Someone who knows the town said she believed that black people were kept out by realtors. A woman saw a black man working in Green Island around 1978 and was shocked--she said that she thought one had to be a resident to work in the town.
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