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REFUGIO COUNTY, TEXAS


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    Refugio County History

    1936 Centennial Marker:
    REFUGIO COUNTY
    Organized in 1835 into the Mexican municipality of Refugio.
    Created a county of the same name March 17, 1836, organized 1837.
    Named for the Mission "Our Lady of Refuge" established in 1791 to civilize and christianize the indians.
    Refugio, the county seat.

    Refugio County Courthouse
    Texas - Refugio County Courthouse
    Refugio County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Refugio 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 - Refugio
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  • Austwell
  • Bayside
  • Bonnie View
  • Copano ghost town
  • Refugio County seat
  • Tivoli
  • Woodsboro

  • Refugio County TX 1907 postal map
    Refugio County 1907 Post Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Refugio County 1920s Map
    Refugio County 1920s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Refugio County 1940s Map
    Refugio County 1940s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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