TexasEscapes.com  
HOME : : NEW : : TEXAS TOWNS : : GHOST TOWNS : : TEXAS HOTELS : : FEATURES : : COLUMNS : : BUILDINGS : : IMAGES : : ARCHIVE : : SITE MAP
PEOPLE : : PLACES : : THINGS : : HOTELS : : VACATION PACKAGES
TEXAS TOWNS
Texas Escapes
Online Magazine
Texas | Counties

WILSON COUNTY, TEXAS

Wilson County Topics

  • History
  • Town List
  • Vintage Maps
  •  TX Wilson County location

    Wilson County History

    from 1936 Texas Centennial Marker:

    WILSON COUNTY
    Created February 13, 1860;
    Organized August 6, 1860;
    Named in honor of James Charles Wilson 1816-1861; member of the Mier Expedition; district clerk of Brazoria County, 1844; Senator from Matagorda County;
    Floresville, the county seat.

    Wilson County Courthouse
    TX Wilson County Courthouse
    Wilson County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Wilson 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 - Floresville
    Book Area Hotel Here
    - Floresville Hotels

  • Caddo
  • Calaveras
  • Caņada Verde
  • Denhawken
  • DeWees
  • Fairview
  • Floresville County Seat
  • Kosciusco
  • La Vernia
  • Lodi ghost town, former county seat
  • Nockenut ghost town
  • Pandora
  • Poth
  • Saspamco
  • Stockdale
  • Sutherland Springs ghost town, former county seat
  • Union Valley ghost town
  • TX Wilson  County 1907 Postal Map
    Wilson County 1907 Postal Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Wilson County 1920s Map
    Wilson County 1920s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Wilson County 1940s Map
    Wilson County 1940s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    More Texas Counties

    For nearby towns & counties
    See South Texas |
    Central Texas South

    More Texas Towns (by Region)

    TEXAS TOWN LIST
    Alphabetical Listing of over 3000 Cities, Towns & Ghost Towns:
    A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z
    Texas Escapes, in its purpose to preserve historic, endangered and vanishing Texas, asks that anyone wishing to share their local history and vintage/historic photos, please contact us.
    Custom Search
    Floresville Hotels
    Find Hotel Deals in Floresville, Texas
    Book Here
    TEXAS ESCAPES CONTENTS
    HOME | TEXAS ESCAPES ONLINE MAGAZINE | HOTELS | SEARCH SITE
    TEXAS TOWN LIST | TEXAS GHOST TOWNS | TEXAS COUNTIES

    Texas Hill Country | East Texas | Central Texas North | Central Texas South | West Texas | Texas Panhandle | South Texas | Texas Gulf Coast
    TRIPS | STATES PARKS | RIVERS | LAKES | DRIVES | FORTS | MAPS

    Texas Attractions
    TEXAS FEATURES
    People | Ghosts | Historic Trees | Cemeteries | Small Town Sagas | WWII | History | Texas Centennial | Black History | Art | Music | Animals | Books | Food
    COLUMNS : History, Humor, Topical and Opinion

    TEXAS ARCHITECTURE | IMAGES
    Courthouses | Jails | Churches | Gas Stations | Schoolhouses | Bridges | Theaters | Monuments/Statues | Depots | Water Towers | Post Offices | Grain Elevators | Lodges | Museums | Rooms with a Past | Gargoyles | Cornerstones | Pitted Dates | Stores | Banks | Drive-by Architecture | Signs | Ghost Signs | Old Neon | Murals | Then & Now
    Vintage Photos

    TRAVEL RESERVATIONS | USA | MEXICO

    Privacy Statement | Disclaimer | Contributors | Staff | Contact TE
    Website Content Copyright Texas Escapes. All Rights Reserved