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ANDERSON COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Anderson County History

    (1936 Centennial - Highway Marker - On US 79, 5 miles NE of Palestine )

    ANDERSON COUNTY
    Created March 24, 1846, from Houston County.
    Organized July 13, 1846 with Palestine as the county seat.
    Named in honor of Kenneth Lewis Anderson, vice-president of the Republic of Texas, 1844-45

    Anderson County Courthouse
    Texas - Anderson County Courthouse
    Anderson County Courthouse
    TXDoT 1939 Photo

    Anderson County Town List

    Cities, Towns & Ghost Towns: History, attractions, landmarks, architecture, monuments, museums, cemeteries, bridges, parks, vintage & contemporary images, area destinations, hotels, and forum.

    County Seat - Palestine
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  • Brushy Creek
  • Cayuga
  • Denmark ghost town
  • Denson Springs
  • Elkhart
  • Fort Houston ghost town
  • Frankston
  • Hickory Hill
  • Ioni ghost town
  • Kickapoo ghost town
  • Magnolia ghost town
  • Montalba
  • Neches
  • Palestine county Seat
  • Pert
  • Providence ghost town
  • Salmon
  • Slocum
  • Tennessee Colony
  • Tucker
  • Anderson  county TX 1907 postal map
    Anderson County 1907 Post Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Anderson  county TX 1920s map
    Anderson County 1920s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Anderson  county TX 1940s map
    Anderson County 1940s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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