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HOUSTON COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Houston County History

    Organized in June 12, 1837.
    First county established by the Republic of Texas.
    Formed from Nacogdoches County
    Originally included present-day Trinity and
    Anderson Counties, and part of Henderson County.
    Name for Sam Houston. President of the Republic of Texas. Governor of Texas
    County seat - Crockett

    Houston County Courthouse
    Houston County Courthouse
    Houston County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Houston 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 - Crockett
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    - Crockett Hotels
  • Alabama ghost town
  • Arbor
  • Augusta ghost town
  • Austonio
  • Coltharp ghost town
  • Crockett county seat
  • Dodson ghost town
  • Eliza ghost town
  • Fodice
  • Grapeland
  • Hagerville ghost town
  • Holly
  • Kennard
  • Latexo
  • Lovelady
  • Oakland ghost town
  • Percilla
  • Prairie Point ghost town
  • Ratcliff ghost town
  • Refuge
  • Waneta ghost town
  • Weldon ghost town
  • Houston County Texas  1907 postal map
    From 1907 Texas state map #2090 showing Houston County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Houston County Texas 1920s map
    From 1920 Texas state map #10749 showing Houston County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Houston County Texas 1940s map
    From 1940 Texas state map #4335 showing Houston County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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