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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Anderson_County,_Texas|Anderson]]
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*[[Angelina_County,_Texas|Angelina]]
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*[[Cherokee_County,_Texas|Cherokee]]
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*[[Leon_County,_Texas|Leon]]
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*[[Madison_County,_Texas|Madison]]
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*[[Trinity_County,_Texas|Trinity]]
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*[[Walker_County,_Texas|Walker]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 00:57, 7 December 2008

United StatesTexasCounties H > Houston County

County Courthouse

History

San Francisco de los Tejas, the first Spanish mission in East Texas, was founded in 1690 and abandoned in 1693.

Parent County

1837--Houston County was created 12 June 1837 from Nacogdoches County. County seat: Crockett [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Many county records were destroyed in courthouse fires in February 1865 and November 1882.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

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).