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THROCKMORTON COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Throckmorton County History

    (from 1936 Texas Centennial Marker)
    THROCKMORTON COUNTY

    Formed from Fannin and Bosque counties.
    Created January 13, 1858.
    Organized March 18, 1879.
    Named in Honor of Dr. William Edward Throckmorton, 1795-1843, a revolutionary soldier. Father of James Webb Throckmorton, who became Governor of Texas in 1866.
    County seat, Throckmorton

    Throckmorton County Courthouse
    Texas Throckmorton County Courthouse
    Throckmorton County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Throckmorton County Town List

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  • TX Throckmorton County 1882 Postal Map
    1882 map showingThrockmorton County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Throckmorton County 1907 Postal Map
    Throckmorton County 1907 Postal Map
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    TX Throckmorton County 1920s Map
    Throckmorton County 1920s Map
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    TX Throckmorton County 1940s Map
    Throckmorton County 1940s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Throckmorton County Centennial Marker
    TX - Throckmorton County Centennial Marker
    Throckmorton County Centennial Marker
    Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson, April 2009
    Throckmorton County  Texas Centennial Marker
    Throckmorton County Texas Centennial Marker on US 283 & Hwy 79
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, April 2009
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