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ZAPATA COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Zapata County History

    1936 Texas Centennial Marker:

    ZAPATA COUNTY
    Formed from Webb and Starr counties;
    Created January 22, 1858;
    Organized April 26, 1858;
    Named in honor of Antonio Zapata, a pioneer stockman of the region, supporter of the Republic of the Rio Grande;
    County seat, Carrizo, 1858; name later changed to Zapata.

    Zapata County Courthouse
    Texas - Zapata County Courthouse
    Zapata County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Zapata 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 - Zapata
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  • Escobas
  • Falcon
  • Lopeņo
  • Mission Dolores A Visita ghost town
  • San Ygnacio
  • Zapata county seat

  • TX Zapata County 1907s Map
    From 1907 Texas state map #2090 showing Zapata County
    Notice Starr County line to the East

    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Zapata County 1920s Map
    From 1920 Texas state map #10749 showing Zapata County
    Notice upper Starr County is now Jim Hogg County

    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Zapata  County 1940s Map
    From 1940 Texas state map #4335 showing Zapata County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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