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KNOX COUNTY, TEXAS

33 36' 36" N, 99 44' 24" W (33.61, -99.74)

Knox County Topics

  • History
  • Town List
  • Vintage Maps
  • Knox County TX
    Contiguous Counties:
    Foard County (N) Baylor County (E) Haskell County (S) King County (W) Stonewall County (SW) Throckmorton (SE)

    Knox County History

    (from 1936 Texas Centennial Marker)

    KNOX COUNTY

    Formed from Young and Bexar Territories.
    Created February 1, 1858.
    Recreated August 21, 1876.
    Organized March 20, 1886.
    Named in honor of General Henry Knox,
    1750-1806.
    Major General of the Continental Army, 1781,
    Secretary of War, 1785-1794.
    Benjamin, the county seat.


    Knox County Courthouse
    Knox County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Knox 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 - Benjamin
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  • Benjamin County seat
  • Gilliland ghost town
  • Goree
  • Knox City
  • Munday
  • Rhineland
  • Truscott ghost town
  • Vera

  • Knox County Vintage Maps
    TX Knox County 1907 Postal Map
    From 1907 Texas state map #2090 showing Knox County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Knox County 1920s Map
    From 1920 Texas state map #10749 showing Knox County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Knox County 1940s Map
    From 1940 Texas state map #4335 showing Knox County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office

    Knox County Centennial Marker
    Knox County Texas Centennial Marker
    Knox County Texas Centennial Marker
    Photo Courtesy Barclay Gibson, April 2009
    Knox County Texas 1936 Centennial Marker
    Knox County Centennial Marker by the Knox County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, April 2009
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