Washington County, Texas Genealogy
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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.
1836--Washington County was created 17 March 1836 from a Texas Municipality. County seat: Brenham 
Places / Localities
Societies and Libraries
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).