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*[http://www.birdseyeviews.org/zoom.php?city=Brenham&year=1873&extra_info= Brenham 1873 Panoramic Map] from the Amon Carter Museum
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*[http://www.birdseyeviews.org/zoom.php?city=Brenham&year=1881&extra_info= Brenham 1881 Panoramic Map] from the Amon Carter Museum
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/maps.html Historical Maps]  ~  From the Republic to the Turn of the Century  ~  Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/maps.html Historical Maps]  ~  From the Republic to the Turn of the Century  ~  Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
 
*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

Revision as of 06:08, 25 January 2011

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Washington County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Washington County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 17, 1836
County Seat Brenham
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

History

The town of Washington-on-the Brazos was founded in 1830. The creation of Brazos, Burleson and Lee counties led to the relocation of the county seat in Brenham in 1844. Part of Stephen F. Austin's Colony.

Parent County

1836--Washington County was created 17 March 1836 from a Texas Municipality.County seat: Brenham [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

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

References

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