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MEDINA COUNTY, TEXAS

Medina County Topics

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    Medina County History

    1936 Texas Centennial Marker:

    MEDINA COUNTY
    Formed from Bexar County.
    Created February 12, 1848,
    organized August 7, 1848.
    Named for the river which traverses the county.
    County Seat, Castroville , 1848-1892, Hondo since.
    Primarily a farming and ranching area.

    Medina County Courthouse
    TX - Medina County Courthouse
    Medina County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Medina 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 - Hondo
    Book Hotel Here -
    Hondo Hotels
  • Castroville First county seat
  • Devine
  • D'Hanis
  • Dunlay
  • Elstone ghost town
  • Fly ghost town
  • Hondo county seat
  • LaCoste
  • Natalia
  • Old D'Hanis ghost town
  • Quihi
  • Rio Medina
  • Yancey
  • Zigzag

  • TX Medina County 1907 postal map
    From 1907 Texas state map #2090 showing Medina County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Medina County 1920 map
    From 1920 Texas state map #10749 showing Medina County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Medina County 1940 map
    From 1940 Texas state map #4335 showing Medina County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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