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MOTLEY COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Motley County History

    (from 1936 Texas Centennial Marker - US 70, in Virgina Walton Park)
    MOTLEY COUNTY
    Formed from Young and Bexar territories;
    created August 21, 1876, organized February 5, 1891.
    Named in honor of Dr. Junius William Motley, 1812-1836, signer of the Texas declaration of Independence, aide to General Rusk at the Battle of San Jacinto where he was mortally wounded.
    Matador, the county seat.

    Motley County Courthouse
    Texas Sherman County Courthouse
    Motley County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Motley 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 - Matador
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  • TX Motley County 1907 Postal Map
    Motley County 1907 Postal Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Motley County 1920s Map
    Motley County 1920s Map
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    TX Motley County 1940s Map
    Motley County 1940s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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