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LAVACA COUNTY, TEXAS

29 22' 48" N, 96 56' 24" W (29.38, -96.94)

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    Contiguous Counties:
    Fayette County (N) Colorado County (NE) Jackson County (SE) Victoria County (S) DeWitt County (SW) Gonzales County (NW)

    Lavaca County History

    From Lavaca County Courthouse historical marker:
    "Lavaca, created originally as "La Baca", a judicial county, by Congress of Republic of Texas in 1842. Declared unconstitutional along with other judicial counties, it was created anew by first Legislature of State of Texas on April 6, 1846, and organized on July 13, 1846..."
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    Lavaca 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 - Hallettsville
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  • Appelt Hill
  • Baursville ghost town
  • Ezzell
  • Hackberry ghost town
  • Hallettsville county seat
  • Henkhaus
  • Hope ghost town
  • Koerth
  • Midway
  • Moravia ghost town
  • Moulton
  • Novohrad ghost town
  • Old Moulton ghost town
  • Petersburg former county seat, ghost town
  • Rabb Switch ghost town
  • St. Mary's Parish
  • Seclusion
  • Shiner
  • Speaks
  • Sublime
  • Sweet Home
  • Velehrad ghost town
  • Vienna
  • Vsetin ghost town
  • Wied
  • Witting
  • Yoakum

  • Lavaca County Vintage Maps
    TX Lavaca County 1907 postal map
    Lavaca County 1907 postal map
    From Texas state map #2090
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Lavaca County 1920s map
    Lavaca County 1920s map
    From Texas state map #10749
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
     TX Lavaca County 1940s map
    Lavaca County 1940s map
    From Texas state map #4335
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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