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UPSHUR COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Upshur County History

    Established 1846
    Originally part of Nacogdoches County.
    Later incorporated into Harrison County.
    Included present Camp County and part of present Gregg County.
    Named in honor of Abel Parker Upshur, secretary of state under President John Tyler.
    Gilmer became county seat in 1848.

    Upshur County Courthouse
    TX - Upshur County Courthouse
    Upshur County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Upshur 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 - Gilmer
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  • Ashland
  • Big Sandy
  • Boxwood ghost town
  • Calloway ghost town
  • Coffeeville ghost town
  • Diana
  • East Mountain
  • Enon
  • Friendship
  • Gilmer County seat
  • Glenwood
  • Grice
  • Horace ghost town
  • Kelsey ghost town
  • LaFayette
  • Latch
  • New Diana
  • Ore City
  • Pritchett
  • Red Rock ghost town
  • Sand Hill
  • Stamps
  • Union Grove

  • Upshur County TX 1858 Map
    From 1858 Texas state map showing Upshur County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Upshur County TX 1873 Map
    From 1873 Texas state map showing Upshur County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Upshur County Texas  1882  map
    From 1882 Texas state map #2134 showing Upshur County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Upshur County 1907 postal map
    From 1907 Texas state map #2090 showing Upshur County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Upshur County  1920s map
    From 1920 Texas state map #10749 showing TX Upshur County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Upshur County  1940s map
    From 1940 Texas state map #4335 showing Upshur County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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