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CALHOUN COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Calhoun County History

    Calhoun County
    Formed from Victoria, Jackson, and Matagorda Counties,
    Created April 4, 1846,
    Organized July 13, 1846,
    Named in Honor of Joyn Caldwell Calhoun, 1782-1850, a Distinguished Southern Statesman, A Member of Congress and of the Cabinet, Vice-President of the United States, 1825-1832,
    Port Lavaca, The County Seat
    Calhoun County Courthouse >
    Calhoun County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Calhoun 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 - Port Lavaca
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  • Cox's Point ghost town
  • Green Lake ghost town
  • Indianola Queen of ghost town
  • Linnville ghost town
  • Olivia
  • Point Comfort
  • Port Alto
  • Port Lavaca County seat
  • Port O'Connor
  • Seadrift
  • TX  Calhoun County 1907 Postal Map
    From 1907 Texas state map #2090 showing Calhoun County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Calhoun  County Texas 1920s map
    From 1920 Texas state map #10749 showing Calhoun County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Calhoun  County Texas 1940s map
    From 1940 Texas state map #4335 showing Calhoun County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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