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BANDERA COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Bandera County History

    (from 1936 Texas Centennial Marker)

    BANDERA COUNTY

    A strategic Indian point in early days. Rangers and Comanches struggled here in 1843. In 1854 Elder Lyman Wight settled Mormon Colony. In 1855 Poles settled here. From early days a part of Bexar County, created and organized in 1856. Bandera, the County Seat founded by John James, Charles de Montel and John Herndon in 1853.
    Bandera County Courthouse
    Bandera County Courthouse
    Bandera County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Bandera County Town List

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    County Seat - Bandera
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  • Bandera county seat
  • Bluff
  • Medina
  • Pipe Creek
  • Tarpley
  • Tuff
  • Vanderpool
  • TX Bandera  County 1907 Postal Map
    Bandera County 1907 Postal Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Bandera County 1920s Map
    Bandera County 1920s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Bandera  County 1940s Map
    Bandera County 1940s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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