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AUSTIN COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Austin County History

    1936 Texas Centennial Marker:

    AUSTIN COUNTY

    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
    TX - Austin County Courthouse
    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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  • 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

    Austin County
    1936 Texas Centennial Marker
    Junction of SH 36 and SH 159
    Bellville
    TX - Austin County centennial marker

    Austin County Centennial Marker
    TE Photo, April 2007

    TX - Austin County centennial marker

    Austin County Centennial Marker
    TE Photo, April 2007

    TX - Austin County centennial marker

    Austin County Centennial Marker
    TE Photo, April 2007
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