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BURNET COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Burnet County History

    1936 Centennial Marker (on US 281, 1.7 miles north of Burnet):

    Formed from portions of Travis, Williamson and Bell counties.
    Created Feb. 5, 1852;
    organized August 28, 1852.
    Named in honor of David G. Burnet (1788-1870), president of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Texas in 1836.
    County seat, Burnet, famous for its granite mountains.
    Burnet County Courthouse
    Burnet County Courthouse
    Burnet County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Burnet 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 - Burnet
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    Burnet Hotels
  • Bertram
  • Briggs
  • Burnet county seat
  • Fairland ghost town
  • Granite Shoals
  • Hoover's Valley ghost town
  • Horseshoe Bay
  • Joppa
  • Lake Victor ghost town
  • Marble Falls
  • Mahomet
  • Oakalla
  • Oatmeal
  • Shady Grove ghost town
  • Spicewood
  • Watson ghost town
  • TX Burnet  County 1907 Postal Map
    Burnet County 1907 Postal Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Burnet County TX 1920s Map
    Burnet County 1920s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Burnet  County 1940s Map
    Burnet County 1940s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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