Denton County, Texas

Description:

Map of Denton County showing the parcels of land within the county labeled with the owners. A note at the top of the map says, "Lands of the Texas & Pacific Railway Co. are colored yellow." Additionally, some bodies of water, roads, railroad tracks, and towns appear to be marked. A small box in the upper-right corner is labeled "Diagram of a Section" and states "1900 Varas square = 640 acres." Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 Varas to 1 inch, 1 Vara = 33 1/3 inches).

Creator(s): Texas & Pacific Railway. Land Dept.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Denton County
Creation Date: 1870/1889~  
Partner(s):
UNT Archives
Collection(s):
Rare Book and Texana Collections
Usage:
Total Uses: 263
Past 30 days: 12
Yesterday: 1
Creator (Compiler):
Texas & Pacific Railway. Land Dept.

"Office, Land Department, Texas & Pacific Railway Co."

Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Marshall, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1870/1889~
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Denton County
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

Map of Denton County showing the parcels of land within the county labeled with the owners. A note at the top of the map says, "Lands of the Texas & Pacific Railway Co. are colored yellow." Additionally, some bodies of water, roads, railroad tracks, and towns appear to be marked. A small box in the upper-right corner is labeled "Diagram of a Section" and states "1900 Varas square = 640 acres." Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 Varas to 1 inch, 1 Vara = 33 1/3 inches).

Note:

"I, W. C. Walsh, Commissioner of the General Land Office do certify that this Map of Denton County is a true and correct Copy of the Map now in use in this Office, compiled from official data."

"Copyright 1879. W. C. Walsh, Commissioner of the General Land Office of the State of Texas."

Physical Description:

1 map : col. ; 44 x 37 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): cadastral maps | plat maps | counties | county maps | Texas & Pacific Railway Company
Partner:
UNT Archives
Collection:
Rare Book and Texana Collections
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 77570093 |
  • CALL-NO: G4033.D45 1870.T48
  • UNTCAT: b3131173 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth187276
Resource Type: Map
Format: Image