Houston County, Texas Genealogy

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History

Parent County

Houston County was created and organized on 12 June 1837 from Nacogdoches County. Many county records were destroyed in courthouse fires in February 1865 and November 1882. County seat: Crockett. San Francisco de los Tejas, the first Spanish mission in East Texas, was founded in 1690 and abandoned in 1693.

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