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AUSTIN COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Austin County History

    (from 1936 Texas Centennial Marker)
    A part of the grant to Stephen F. Austin in 1821, created a municipality under the Mexican government in 1828, became a county of the Republic of Texas, March 17, 1836.

    Named in honor of Stephen Fuller Austin, 1793-1836, pioneer empresario, founder of Anglo-American Texas.

    San Felipe de Austin, capital of Austin's colony, 1824-1836, seat of provisional government of Texas, 1835-1836. County seat, 1837-1848, Bellville, since.

    Austin County Courthouse
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    Austin County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Austin 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 - Bellville
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  • Broomtown ghost town
  • Burleigh
  • Cat Spring
  • Industry
  • Kenney
  • Krebsville
  • Millheim
  • Nelsonville
  • New Ulm
  • New Wehdem
  • Rexville ghost town
  • San Felipe First county seat
  • Sealy
  • Sempronius ghost town
  • Shelby
  • Travis ghost town
  • Wallis
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  • TX Austin County 1907 Postal Map
    Austin County TX 1907 Postal Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Austin County Texas 1920s map
    Austin County TX 1920s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Austin County Texas 1940s map
    Austin County TX 1940s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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