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STEPHENS COUNTY, TEXAS

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

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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

    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
  • Caddo
  • Curry ghost town
  • Eolian ghost town
  • Fort Picketville ghost town
  • Gunsight ghost town
  • Ivan
  • Jimkurn
  • La Casa ghost town

  • Stephen 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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