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LEON COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Leon County History

    1936 Centennial Marker

    LEON COUNTY

    Formed from Robertson County.
    Created March 17, 1846;
    organized July 13, 1846.
    Named in honor of Martin de Leon, 1765-1833. A Texas empresario, founder of Victoria.
    County seat, Leona 1846; Centerville, since 1850.

    Leon County Courthouse
    Leon County Courthouse
    Leon County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Leon 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 - Centerville
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  • Jewett
  • Leona
  • Marquez
  • Normangee
  • Oakwood

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

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