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CULBERSON COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Culberson County History

    (1936 Texas Centennial highway marker)

    CULBERSON COUNTY

    Formed from El Paso County;
    Created March 10, 1911;
    Organized April 18, 1911;
    Named for David B. Culberson 1830-1903 famous constitutional lawyer, a Confederate officer, member of the Texas legislature, member of the United States congress;
    Van Horn, the county seat.

    Culberson County Courthouse
    Culberson County Courthouse TX
    Culberson County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Culberson 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 - Van Horn
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    Van Horn Hotels
  • Boracho ghost town
  • Frijole ghost town
  • Kent ghost town
  • Lobo ghost town
  • Nickel Creek
  • Pine Springs
  • Plateau ghost town
  • Van Horn County seat

  • Culberson County TX 1907 postal map
    From 1907 Texas state map #2090 showing
    future Culberson County part of El Paso County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Culberson County 1920s map
    From 1920 Texas state map #10749 showing Culberson County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Culberson County TX 1940s map
    From 1940 Texas state map #4335 showing Culberson County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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