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Revision as of 16:05, 3 December 2010

This article is about an east Texas county. For other uses, see Anderson.

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Anderson County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Anderson County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 24, 1846
County Seat Palestine
Courthouse



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County Courthouse

TexasAndersonCourthouse.jpg

History

Parent County

1846--Anderson County was created 24 March 1846 from Houston County. County seat: Palestine [1]

The county was named for Kenneth L. Anderson, congressman and vice president of the Republic of Texas.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities and Towns: Elkhart | Frankston | Salmon | Slocum | Cayuga | Tennessee Colony | Palestine

Neighboring Counties




Resources

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Historical Maps  ~  From the Republic to the Turn of the Century  ~  Hidden Ancestors

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

Military

  • Military Resources ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Fallen Heroes  ~  Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Honoring Our Veterans ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).