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SAN JACINTO COUNTY, TEXAS

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    San Jacinto County History

    (from 1936 Texas Centennial Marker)
    San Jacinto County
    Eighteenth century Spanish explorers gave to the hyacinth-choked stream the name of Saint Hyacinth. Anglo-Americans settled here after 1820. Formed from portions of Polk, Montgomery, Liberty and Walker counties.
    Created January 5, 1869;
    recreated August 13, 1870;
    organized December 1, 1870.
    County seat, Cold Springs, 1870; later, Coldspring.
    San Jacinto County Courthouse


    Old San Jacinto County Jail
    Texas San Jacinto County County Courthouse
    Photos courtesy Terry Jeanson

    San Jacinto 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 - Coldspring
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  • TX San Jacinto County  1907 Postal Map
    San Jacinto County Texas 1907 Postal Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX San Jacinto County 1920s Map
    San Jacinto County 1920s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX San Jacinto County 1940s Map
    San Jacinto County 1940s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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