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WILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Willacy County History

    1936 Texas Centennial Marker (Corner of 3rd & Hidalgo Streets, Raymondville):

    WILLACY COUNTY
    Formed from Cameron and Hidalgo counties;
    created March 11, 1911,
    recreated April 2, 1921;
    organized August 12, 1911,
    reorganized August 13, 1921.
    Named in honor of John G. Willacy; born November 10, 1859; member of the Texas Legislature 1900-1916; State Tax Commissioner, 1922-1926;
    County Seat, Sarita, 1911, Raymondville, since 1921.
    Willacy County Courthouse
    Texas - Willacy  County Courthouse
    Willacy County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Willacy County Town List

    Cities, Towns & Ghost Towns: History, attractions, landmarks, architecture, monuments, museums, cemeteries, bridges, parks, vintage & contemporary images, area destinations, hotels, and forum.

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    Cameron County 1907 postal map showing the area that later became Willacy County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Willacy County 1920s Map
    Willacy County 1920s map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Willacy  County 1940s Map
    Willacy County 1940s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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