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BAYLOR COUNTY, TEXAS

33 37' 48" N, 99 13' 12" W (33.63, -99.22 )
Population: 3,697 est. (2016)
3,726 (2010) 4,093 (2000)
Total area: 901 square miles (2,330 km2)
867 square miles (2,250 km2) land
34 square miles (88 km2) water

Baylor County Topics

  • History
  • Town List
  • Vintage Maps
  • Baylor  County TX
    Contiguous Counties:
    Wilbarger County (N) Archer County (E) Throckmorton County (S) Knox County (W) Foard County (NW) Wichita County (NW) Haskell County (SW) Young County (SE)

    Baylor County History

    1936 Texas Centennial Marker:

    Baylor County
    Created February 1, 1858;
    Organized April 23, 1879;
    named in honor of Dr. Henry W. Baylor 1818-1854; Indian fighter and Ranger captain; served in the Mexican War.
    Seymour, the County Seat.
    Baylor County Courthouse
    courthouse
    Baylor County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Baylor 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 -
    Seymour
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  • Bomarton ghost town
  • Mabelle ghost town
  • Red Springs
  • Seymour County seat
  • Westover ghost town

  • Baylor County Vintage Maps
    TX Baylor County 1907 Postal Map
    Baylor County 1907 postal map
    From Texas state map #2090
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Baylor County 1920s Map
    Baylor County 1920s map
    From Texas state map #10749
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Baylor  County 1940s Map
    Baylor County 1940s map
    From Texas state map #4335
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Baylor County
    1936 Texas Centennial Marker
    TX - Baylor County Centennial Marker
    Baylor County Centennial Marker on courthouse lawn
    Photo courtesy Darlene Pittillo, May 2014
    TX - Baylor County Centennial Marker
    Baylor County Centennial Marker
    Photo courtesy Darlene Pittillo, May 2014
    TX - Baylor County Centennial Marker
    Photo courtesy Darlene Pittillo, May 2014
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