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*[http://thecomanchechief.com/ The Comanche Chief Newspaper] published weekly  
 
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*[http://www.comanchepubliclibrary.com/oldnews.htm Early Comanche County Newspapers] excerpts from 1876-1930, from the Comanche Public Library website
 
*[http://www.hometownnews.com/tx.htm Home Town News]  -  Texas Newspaper Index with links  
 
*[http://www.hometownnews.com/tx.htm Home Town News]  -  Texas Newspaper Index with links  
 
*[http://newslink.org/txnews.html Newslink]  -  Texas Newspaper List (sorted by publication frequency)  
 
*[http://newslink.org/txnews.html Newslink]  -  Texas Newspaper List (sorted by publication frequency)  

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Comanche County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Comanche County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 25, 1856
County Seat New Braunfels
Courthouse




County Courthouse

TexasComancheCourthouse.jpg

History

The area was part of the land grant to Stephen F. Austin, the first settlement was in 1854, development of area started about 1873.

Parent County

1856--Comanche County was created 25 January 1856 from Bosque and Coryell Counties. County seat: Comanche [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Comanche | Comyn | Downing | Duster | Energy | Gustine | Hasse | Lake Proctor | Lamkin | Newburg | Proctor | Rucker | Sipe Springs | Vandyke

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Texas Museums  ~  List of all museums in Texas  ~  Hidden Ancestors

Maps

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

  • Society Hill  ~  Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies

Web Sites

  • TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.
  • Hidden Ancestors  Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.

References

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