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STEPHENS COUNTY, TEXAS

32 44' 24" N, 98 50' 24" (W 32.74, -98.84)

Stephens County Topics

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  • Stephens County TX
    Contiguous Counties:
    Young County (N) Palo Pinto County (E) Eastland County (S) Shackelford County (W) Throckmorton County (NW)

    Stephens County History

    (1936 Texas Centennial Marker)

    STEPHENS COUNTY
    Created as Buchanan County January 22, 1858;
    Organized September 20, 1860;
    Name changed to Stephens December 17, 1861;
    Named in honor of Alexander H. Stephens 1812-1883; Vice-President of the Confederate States;
    Breckenridge, The County Seat.


    Stephens County Courthouse
    Stephens County Courthouse
    Stephens County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Stephens 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 -  Breckenridge
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  • Breckenridge County Seat
  • Bullock ghost town
  • Caddo ghost town
  • Crystal Falls ghost town
  • Curry ghost town
  • Eolian ghost town
  • Fort Picketville ghost town
  • Gunsight ghost town
  • Ivan
  • Jimkurn
  • La Casa ghost town

  • Stephens County Vintage Maps
    Stephens County Texas 1907 map
    From 1907 Texas state map #2090 showing Stephens County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Stephens County Texas 1920s map
    From 1920 Texas state map #10749 showing Stephens County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Stephens County Texas 1940s map
    From 1940 Texas state map #4335 showing Stephens County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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