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HAMILTON COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Hamilton County History

    (from 1936 Texas Centennial Marker)

    HAMILTON COUNTY
    Created February 2, 1842 from Montgomery and Houston counties;
    recreated January 22, 1858,
    organized August 2, 1858.
    Named in honor of General James Hamilton, 1786-1857. Lawyer and Governor of South Carolina; appointed diplomatic agent to Europe by President Lamar
    Hamilton; the county seat.
    Hamilton County Courthouse
    Texas Hamilton County Courthouse
    Hamilton County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Hamilton County Town List

    Cities, Towns & Ghost Towns: History, attractions, landmarks, architecture, monuments, museums, cemeteries, bridges, parks, vintage & contemporary images, area destinations, hotels, and forum.

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  • Aleman
  • Carlton ghost town
  • Fairy
  • Hamilton county seat
  • Hico
  • Indian Gap ghost town
  • Lanham ghost town
  • McGirk ghost town
  • Ohio ghost town
  • Olin
  • Pottsville
  • Shive
  • TX Hamilton County 1907 Postal Map
    Hamilton County 1907 Postal Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Hamilton County 1920s Map
    Hamilton County 1920s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Hamilton County 1940s Map
    Hamilton County 1940s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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