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KENEDY COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Kenedy County History

    1936 Texas Centennial Marker (US 77 about 3 miles N of Sarita):

    KENEDY COUNTY
    Created April 2, 1921 out of Cameron, Willacy and Hidalgo counties.
    Named for Mifflin Kenedy 1818-1895, sent to Texas in 1846 on United States Army supply boats, commercial navigator of the Rio Grande 1848-1860.
    Sarita is the county seat.
    Kenedy County Courthouse
    Texas - Willacy  County Courthouse
    Kenedy County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Kenedy County Town List

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    County Seat - Sarita
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    Cameron County 1907 postal map showing the area that later became Kenedy & Willacy County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Kenedy County 1920s Map
    Kenedy County 1920s map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Willacy  County 1940s Map
    Kenedy County 1940s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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