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STARR COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Starr County History

    1936 Texas Centennial Marker:
    STARR COUNTY
    Formed from Nueces County;
    Created February 10, 1848; organized August 7, 1848.
    Named for Dr. James Harper Starr 1809-1890; pioneer Texas surgeon and Indian fighter, located at Nacogdoches in 1837; Secretary of the Treasury of the Republic of Texas 1839-1840; Assistant Postmaster General of the Confederacy.
    Rio Grande City, the county seat.

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

    Starr 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 - Rio Grande City
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  • Delmita
  • Dreamland ghost town
  • Garciasville
  • La Gloria
  • La Grulla
  • Rio Grande City County seat
  • Roma
  • Saliņeno
  • San Isidro
  • Viboras ghost town

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

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