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LAMPASAS COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Lampasas County History

    (from 1936 Texas Centennial Marker)

    LAMPASAS COUNTY

    Formed from Travis and Bell counties;
    Created February 1, 1856; organized March 10, 1856;
    The name Lampazos, first given to the river by the Spaniards, was suggested by the many cockle-burs in the region.
    First settlements about 1850;
    First railroad, 1882;
    County seat, Burleson, after 1856, called Lampasas.
    Lampasas County Courthouse
    Lampasas County Courthouse
    Lampasas County Courthouse
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  • TX Lampasas County 1907 Postal Map
    Lampasas County 1907 Postal Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Lampasas County 1920s Map
    Lampasas County 1920s Map
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    TX Lampasas County 1940s Map
    Lampasas County 1940s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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