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History of South Texas

Last Update: 15 May 1997

bulletSpanish and Mexican Land Grants
bulletNumbered Porciones
bulletUnnumbered Porciones A-G 28 Oct 1996
bulletUnnumbered Porciones H-Z 28 Oct 1996
bulletSouth Texas Counties
bulletTowns and Cities at a Glance
bulletHistorical Places in South Texas
bulletProfiles of Historic Places
bulletPalafox "A Brief Historical Sketch"
bulletPort Isabel, Cameron Co., Texas
bulletLaredo, Webb Co., Texas
bulletHistory of the Railroad

The Counties

San Patricio
Established 1836

Nueces County
Founded 1846
In 1848 Cameron, Starr and Webb counties were formed from Nueces county.

For more detailed information on these counties check out click here

Lower Rio Grande Valley Region

County Established County Seat
Cameron Feb 12, 1848 Brownsville
Hidalgo Jan 25, 1852 Edinburg
Willacy 1911 Raymondville

South Texas Region

County Established County Seat
Webb Jan 28, 1848 Laredo
Starr Feb 10, 1848 Rio Grande City
Zapata 1858 Zapata
Jim Hogg 1913 Hebbronville

Coastal Bend Region (Partial)

County Established County Seat
Brooks 1911 Falfurrias
Jim Wells 1911 Alice
Kenedy 1921 Sarita
Duval 1858 San Diego

 

Graphic images are located at Texas Department of Transportation.
Here is a related demographic site: Texas/Mexico Borderlands Information
Some of the web pages are located at Texas GenWeb

Towns and Cities

28 Jan 1997
I have begun a page on the Historical Towns and Cities of South Texas. It is just in it's preliminary stages, please bear with me.

bulletBrooks
bulletCino, El Lucero, Encino, Falfurrias, Longoria, Rachal, Vallerreno
bulletCameron
bulletAdams Gardens, Arroyo City, Barreda, Bayview, Blalack, Bluetown, Brazos, Brownsville, Calaboz, Carricitos, Cavazos, Clarksville, Combes, Cowgill, Fernando, Garcia, Harlingen, Highland, 1Holly Beach, Junior, Keller's Corner, Kretson, La Feria, Laguna Heights, La Leona, Landrum, Lantana, La Paloma, Las Rusias, Las Yescas, La Tina, Lonsboro, Los Laureles, Lellan, Los Fresnos, Los Indios, Lozano, Macrod, Monte Grande, Ohio, Olmito, Palm Valley, Paso Real, Port Isabel, Primera, Pugsley, Rafael, Ranchito, Rangerville, Rio Hondo, Rosita, Russeltown, Santander, San Benito, San Carlos, San Pedro, San Roman, Santa Maria, Santa Rita, Santa Rosa, South Padre Island, Southmost, South Point, Stuart Place, Russelltown, Stuart Place, Tampaquas, Tejon, Towne, Valencia, Villanueva, Williams
bulletDuval
bulletBenavides, Concepcion, Freer, Realitos, San Diego
bulletHidalgo
bulletAbram, Alamo, Alton, Beatriz, Campo Alto, Cantu, Capote, Chapin, Chihuahua, Cipres, Citrus City, Closner, Cuevitas, Delfina, Donna, Ebenezer, Edcouch, Edinburg, Edinburgh, El Gato, Elsa, Fayette, Fays Corner, Faysville, Forum, Fronton, Granjeno, Hargill, Havana, Heidelburg, Hickley, Hidalgo, Hoit, Homeville, Hortense, Judd City, La Blanca, LaHoma, La Joya, La Reforma, La Villa, Laguna Seca, Las Milpas, LaHoma, Linn, Llano Grande, Lopezville, Los Ebanos, Lull, Madero, Mamie, McAllen, McCook, Mercedes, Merito, Mission, Monte Alto, Monte Christo, Ojo de Agua, Palm Garden, Palm Hurst, Palmview, Panchita, Peņitas, Perezville, Pharr, Progreso, Puerto Rico, Ramona, Ray Paul, Red Gate, Relampago, Retama, Rio Rico, Rincon, Ruddyville, Run (Runn), SamFordyce, Sammons, San Carlos, San Juan, San Manuel, Santa Clara, Savage, Scott, Sharyland, Solino, Sullivan City, Stockholm, Swallow, Tabasco, Tierra Blanca, Tijeras, Valley View, Val Verde, Weslaco
bulletJim Hogg
bulletAgua Nueva, Cuevitas, Guerra, Hebbronville, Peņa Station, Ramirez, Randado, Thompsonville,
bulletJim Wells
bulletAlice, Orange Grove, Premont
bulletKenedy
bulletArmstrong, Sarita
bulletStarr
bulletArkansas City, Carnestolendas, Casas Blancas, Delmita, El Centro, El Sauz, Escobares, Everettsville, Falcon Heights, Garceņo, Garciasville, Kelsey, La Casita, La Gloria, La Grulla, Las Escobas, Los Saenz, Midway, Olmos, Robberson, Rio Grande City, Roma, Rosita, Salineņo, San Isidro, Santa Catarina, Santa Cruz, Santa Elena, Sun Oil Camp, Viboras, Villarreales, Zaragoza
bulletWebb
bulletAguilares, Bruni, Los Ojuelos, Mirando City, Oilton, Palafox
bulletLaredo 5 May 1755 GSSCNS Page
bulletHacienda de Dolores
GSSCNS Page
bulletWillacy
bulletComo se Llama, El Sauz, Filegonia, Holder, La Sara, Los Coyotes, Lyford, Nopal, Palo Blanco, Porfirio, Port Manfield, Raymondville, San Francisco, San Perlita, Santa Margarita, Santa Monica, Sebastian, Willamar
bulletZapata
bulletBellville, Bustamante, Camaron, Carrizo, Chihuahua, Del Pueblo, Dolores, Escobas, Falcon, Filegonia, Gracia, Lopeņo, Ramireņo, San Ygnacio, Uribe, Zapata, (New), Zapata (Old)

Last Updated: August 30, 2002


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