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JIM WELLS COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Jim Wells County History

    1936 Texas Centennial Marker (Junction of US 281 and Hwy 44):

    JIM WELLS COUNTY
    Formed from Nueces County,
    created March 11, 1911,
    organized May 6, 1911.
    Named for Judge James B. Wells, an able lawyer. Born near Aransas Pass, Texas, July 12, 1854; died at Brownsville, December 21, 1923.
    Alice, the county seat.
    Jim Wells County Courthouse
    Texas - Jim Wells County Courthouse
    Jim Wells County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Jim Wells County Town List

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    County Seat - Alice
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  • Nueces County TX 1907 postal map
    Nueces County post map in 1907(belore Jim Wells County was formed)
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Jim Wells County 1920s Map
    Jim Wells County 1920s map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Jim Wells   County 1940s Map
    Jim Wells County 1940s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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