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HEMPHILL COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Hemphill County History

    (from 1936 Texas Centennial Marker)
    HEMPHILL COUNTY
    Formed from Young and Bexar territories.
    Created, August 21, 1876. Organized, July 5, 1886.
    Named in honor of John Hemphill, 1809-1862. First Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of Texas. Adjutant General of the Somervell Expedition. Member of the first State Constitutional Convention. Member of the United States Congress.

    Canadian, the county seat.

    Hemphill County Courthouse
    Texas Hemphill County Courthouse
    Hemphill County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy
    Terry Jeanson

    Hemphill 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 - Canadian
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  • Canadian County Seat
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  • TX Hemphill  County 1907 PostalMap
    Hemphill County 1907 Postal Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Hemphill  County 1920s Map
    Hemphill County 1920s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Hemphill  County 1940s Map
    Hemphill County 1940s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Hemphill County Centennial Marker
    TX - Hemphill County Centennial Marker
    Hemphill County Texas 1936 Centennial Marker
    Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson
    TX - Hemphill County Centennial Marker
    Hemphill County 1936 Centennial Marker
    Off US 60/83, 0.24 mi N at Historical Wagon Bridge roadside park
    Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson
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