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COMAL COUNTY, TEXAS

29 48' 36" N, 98 16' 48" W (9.81, -98.28)

Comal County Topics

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  • Comal County TX

    Contiguous Counties:
    Blanco County (N) Hays County (NE) Guadalupe County (SE) Bexar County (SW) Kendall County (NW)

    Comal County History

    (from 1936 Texas Centennial Marker)

    COMAL COUNTY
    Formed from Travis and Bexar land districts.
    Created - March 24,1846;
    Organized - July-13, 1846;
    Named for the river, so called from the pancake shape of the islands formed by its springs.
    New Braunfels, county seat establshed March 21,1845.
    Named in honor of the founder Prince Carl of Solms-Braunfels.

    Comal County Courthouse
    Comal County Courthouse
    Comal County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Comal 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 - New Braunfels
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  • Anhalt ghost town
  • Bracken
  • Bulverde
  • Comal
  • Comal Town
  • Corbyn
  • Fischer
  • Garden Ridge
  • Gruene ghost town
  • Hunter
  • New Braunfels county seat
  • Selma
  • Solms
  • Wesson ghost town

  • Comal County Vintage Maps
    TX Comal  County 1907 Postal Map
    From 1907 Texas state map #2090 showing Comal County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Comal County 1920s Map
    From 1920 Texas state map #10749 showing Comal County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Comal County 1940s Map
    From 1940 Texas state map #4335 showing Comal County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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