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GARZA COUNTY, TEXAS

33 10' 48" N, 101 18' 0" W (33.18, -101.3)
Population: 6,442 Est. (2016) 6,461 (2010)
Total area: 896 square miles (2,320 km2)
893 square miles (2,310 km2) land
2.8 square miles (7.3 km2) water

Garza County Topics

  • History
  • Town List
  • Vintage Maps
  • Garza County
    Contiguous Counties:
    Crosby County (N) Kent County (E) Scurry County (SE) Borden County (S) Lynn County (W) Lubbock County (NW) Dickens County (NE)

    Garza County History

    1936 Texas Centennial Marker:

    GARZA COUNTY

    Formed from Young and Bexar Territories
    Created August 21, 1876
    Organized June 15, 1907
    Named in honor of The Garza family natives of the Canary Islands. Pioneer settlers of San Antonio in 1731.
    A cattle raising county since its settlement, agricultural since 1910.
    Textile mills established in 1912.
    Post, the county seat.

    Garza County Courthouse
    Garza County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Garza 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 - Post
    Area Hotel -
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  • Close City
  • Justiceburg ghost town
  • Litwalton ghost town
  • Post County seat
  • Southland
  • Verbena ghost town

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

    Garza County
    1936 Texas Centennial Marker
    Located in the parking lot of the local TxDot truck yard.
    US 84 about .1 mile south of Post
    Garza County TX 1936 Centennial Marker
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2009
    Garza County TX 1936 Centennial Marker
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2009
    Garza County TX 1936 Centennial Marker
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2009
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