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CROSBY COUNTY, TEXAS

33 36' 36" N, 101 18' 0" W (33.61, -101.3)
Population: 6,059 (2010)
Total area: 902 square miles (2,340 km2)
900 square miles (2,300 km2) land
1.5 square miles (3.9 km2) water

Crosby County Topics

  • History
  • Town List
  • Vintage Maps
  • Crosby County TX
    Contiguous Counties:
    Floyd County (N) Dickens County (E) Garza County (S) Lubbock County (W)

    Crosby County History

    (from the 1936 Texas Centennial Marker)

    CROSBY COUNTY
    Formed from Young and Bexar Territories
    Created August 21, 1876
    Organized September 20, 1986
    Named in honor of Stephen Crosby
    1800-1869
    came to Texas in 1845
    Commissioner of the General Land Office.
    County seat, Estacado, 1886,
    Emma 1890.
    Crosbyton, since 1911.
    Crosby County Courthouse
    Texas Crosby County Courthouse
    Crosby County Courthouse
    Photos courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Crosby 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 - Crosbyton
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    Cedric ghost town
    Cone
    Crosbyton County Seat
    Emma Secong County Seat, ghost town
    Estacado First County Seat, ghost town
    Kalgary
    Lorenzo
    Mount Blanco ghost town
    Pansy ghost town
    Ralls

    Crosby County Vintage Maps
    TX Crosby County 1907 Postal Map
    Lubbock & Crosby County 1907 postal map
    From Texas state map #2090
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX CrosbyCounty 1920s Map
    Lubbock & Crosby County 1920s map
    From Texas state map #10749
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Crosby County 1940s Map
    Lubbock & Crosby County 1940s map
    From Texas state map #4335
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office

    Crosby County Texas Centennial Marker
    Location:
    Crosby County Pioneer Memorial Museum
    101 Main Street US 82, Crosbyton
    Crosby County TX 1936 Centennial Marker
    Photos courtesy Terry Jeanson

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