Hidalgo County, Texas Genealogy
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Hidalgo County was created and organized 24 January 1852 from Cameron and Starr counties. County seat: Edinburg (1852-1908, now Hidalgo); Edinburg (1908-present). Spanish mission and settlements were established by 1750 and Anglo-American settlements by 1883.