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YOUNG COUNTY, TEXAS

33 10' 48" N, 98 42' 0" W (33.18, -98.7)
Population: 18,550 (2010)
Total area: 931 square miles (2,410 km2)
914 square miles (2,370 km2) land
16 square miles (41 km2) water

Young County Topics

  • History
  • Town List
  • Vintage Maps
  • Young County TX
    Contiguous Counties:
    Archer County (N) Jack County (E) Palo Pinto County (SE) Stephens County (S) Throckmorton County (W)

    Young County History

    Created in 1856.
    Organized in 1874.
    Named for William Cocke Young, an early Texas settler and soldier.
    County seat: Graham

    Young County Courthouse


    Young County Jail (Former)
    TX - Young County courthouse
    Young County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Young 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 - Graham, Texas
    Book Hotel Here - Graham Hotels
  • Bullock ghost town
  • Bunger
  • Eliasville ghost town
  • Fort Belknap
  • Gooseneck ghost town
  • Graham county seat
  • Jean
  • Markley
  • Murray
  • Newcastle
  • Olney
  • Padgett
  • Proffitt ghost town
  • South Bend ghost town

  • Young County Vintage Maps
    TX  Young County 1907 Postal Map
    From 1907 Texas state map #2090 showing Young County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX  Young County 1920s map
    From 1920 Texas state map #10749 showing Young County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX  Young County 1940s map
    From 1940 Texas state map #4335 showing Young County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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