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RUSK COUNTY, TEXAS

32° 6' 36" N, 94° 45' 36" W (32.11, -94.76)

Rusk County Topics

  • History
  • Town List
  • Vintage Maps
  • Rusk  County
    Contiguous Counties:
    Gregg County (N) Harrison County (NE) Panola County (E) Shelby County (SE) Nacogdoches County (S) Cherokee County (SW) Smith County (NW)

    Rusk County History

    Although settlement in this area of Texas began in the early 1830s, Rusk County wasn’t organized until January 16,1843, cut from Nacogdoches County to the south. It was named after a veteran of the Texas Revolution, signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence and Texas political leader General Thomas Jefferson Rusk.
    Henderson the county seat.


    Rusk County Courthouse
    Rusk County Courthouse
    Rusk County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Rusk 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 - Henderson
    Area Hotel - Henderson Hotels | More Hotels
  • Brachfield
  • Caledonia
  • Chalk Hill
  • Chapman
  • Chickenfeather ghost town
  • Church Hill
  • Concord
  • Easton
  • Henderson County seat
  • Irwin ghost town
  • Laneville
  • Lawsonville ghost town
  • Millville ghost town
  • Minden
  • Mount Enterprise
  • New Hope
  • New London
  • Oak Flats ghost town
  • Overton
  • Pinehill
  • Pone ghost town
  • Pylas ghost town
  • Selman City
  • Stewart
  • Tatum
  • Turnertown

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

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