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COLLINGSWORTH COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Collingsworth County History

    (1936 Centennial - Highway Marker, US 83 about 2 miles N of Wellington)
    COLLINGSWORTH COUNTY
    Formed from Young and Bexar territories;
    Created August 21, 1876;
    Organized November 4, 1890;
    Named in Honor of James Collinsworth 1806-1838; the first Chief Justice of the Republic of Texas; Signer of the Declaration of Independence at the Battle of San Jacinto; Secretary of State in Burnet's cabinet;
    Wellington, The County Seat.

    Collingsworth County Courthouse
    Texas - Bell County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Collingsworth 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 -
    Wellington
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  • Collingsworth county TX 1907 postal map
    Collingsworth County 1907 Post Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Collingsworth County 1920s Map
    Collingsworth County 1920s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Collingsworth County 1940s Map
    Collingsworth County 1940s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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