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CALDWELL COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Caldwell County History

    1936 Centennial Highway Marker:

    CALDWELL COUNTY
    A part of DeWitt's Colony 1825 - 1836.
    A part of Gonzales County to 1848.
    First settlements were on Plum Creek and the San Marcos River.
    Created March 6, 1848 Organized August 7, 1848
    Named in honor of Mathew Caldwell, "Old Paint"
    1798 - 1842
    Soldier-Statesman.
    Signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence
    Commander of the Texas Rangers
    Lockhart, the county seat

    Caldwell County Courthouse
    Texas - Caldwell County Courthouse
    Caldwell County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Caldwell 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 - Lockhart
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  • Dale
  • Delhi
  • Elm Grove
  • Fentress
  • Joliet
  • Lockhart County Seat
  • Lone Oak ghost town
  • Luling
  • Martindale
  • Maxwell
  • McMahan
  • Polonia ghost town
  • Prairie Lea
  • Soda Springs
  • St. John Colony
  • Stairtown
  • Uhland
  • TX Caldwell County 1907 postal map
    Caldwell County 1907 Post Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Caldwell County 1920s Map
    Caldwell County 1920s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Caldwell County 1940s Map
    Caldwell County 1940s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Caldwell County Centennial Marker
    Caldwell County Texas centennial marker
    Caldwell County centennial marker
    on SW corner of courthouse grounds

    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, 2008
    Caldwell County Texas centennial marker
    Caldwell County Centennial Marker
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, 2008
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