History of Texas, together with a biographical history of Milam, Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee and Burleson counties : containing a concise history of the state, with portraits and biographies of prominent citizens of the above named counties, and personal histories of many of the early settlers and leading families

bISTORY OP TEXAS.

Couhtie.R.

Named for

Taylor ........ A family by name of Taxlor..
Terry .. Frank Terry............ ...
Throclmorton.. . Dr. Williarm E. Throckmorton.
'l ............ An old settler .... ........
Tom Green ...... General Tom Green .........
Travis ..........IWilliam B. Travis .............
Trinity ........... Trinity River ......... ........
Tvler ............'John Tyler. ................
Upshur .......... bel P. Upbhur. ........
Upton ...........John and W. F. Upton.......
Uvalde ......... Jose Uvalde..................
Val Verde ....... Relative location ..........
Van Zandt .... I lsaac Van Zandt . ...... ..
Victoria ........ Municipality of Victoria..
Walker ...... ;Robert J. Walker.............
Waller ... .......Edwin Waller ......... ... ...
Ward ........ ...Thomas Wi. Ward.........
Washington ..... Municipality of Washington
Webb ............ James Webb .. .........
Wharton ........ W. II. and J. A. Wharton
Wheeler........ ,Judge Boyall T. Wheeler.....
Wichita ....... IWichita River . ............
Wilbarger ...... Wilbarrer family.............
Williamson ...... B. M. Williamson . . ......
Wilson .......... James C. Wilson .............
Winkler .......... Judge C. M. Winkler.........
'ise .. ..... Henry A. Wise.
Wood ........... George 'T. Wood.......... ..
Yoakum ......... IHenderon Yoakum .........
Yonng.......... William tCooke Young. ......
Zapata ......... Zapata, a Mexican patriot
Zavala .......... Lorenzo de Zavala . .......

Counties Created from.

Bexar and Travis ...........
Bexar....................
Fannin and Bosque.........
Red River and Bosque.......
Bexar ....... ...... ........
Bastrop..... ............
Houston ................ ....
Liberty .............
Nacogdoches and Harrison .
Tom Green.................
Bexur....... ...........
Kinney, Crockett and Pecos
Ilenderson......... .. .....
Original . ..................
Montgomery.... .. ........
Grimes and Austin........
Tom (,wreen .......
Original .....................
Rexar and San Patricio ....
Matagorda, Colorado, Jackson.

Bexar and Fannin .........
Young Land District ......
Bexar... ..... ........
Milan .. ................
Bexat and Karnes..........
lTomi Green . . .......
C'ooke .. ..................
Van Zandt..................
Bexar . ... .. ...........
Fannin and Bosque........
Starr and Webb.............
Uvalde and Maverick .......

When
Created.

Feb. 1, 1858
Aug. 21, 187i
Jan. 13, 1858
May 11, 18Y4
Mar. 13, 1-74
Jan. 22, 1811
Feb. 11, 1850
Apr. 3, 1846
Apr. 27, 1846
Feb. 26, 187
Feb. R8, 1850
Mar. 24,1881
Mar. 20, 1848
---- 1836fi
Apr. 4, 184t
Apr. 28, 1873
Feb. 26, 1887
-- 1836
Jan. 28, .ISI
Apr. 3, 1846

When
Organized.

July 3, lS'S
Unorgan ized
'Mar. 18, ls;.I
July 13, 1816
Jan 5, 187.1
Apr. 8, 184.7
Apr. 1, 185.0
July 13, 1.S46
July 1.3, 1846
Unorganized
Apr. 21, 1856
May 2, 188]
Auilr. 7, 18s1
... -_-- 18M37
IJuly 13, 1846
Aug. 16. 1873
Unorganized
.- "- 1837
Mar. 16, 1848
July 13, 1846

Apr. 21, 1876 Apr. 12, 1871
Feb. 1, 1858 June 21, 1882
Feb. - 1, 18-8 Oct. 10, 1881
Mar. 13, 1818'A ug. 7, 1848
Felb. 13, 186.,IAule 6, 186(1
Feb. 26, 1887 Unorganized
Jan. 3, 18)56 May 5, 18 ,6
Fel. 5, l8501Aug. 5, 18--1
Aug. 21, 1876, Unorganized
Feb. 2, 1856 Apr. 17, 1874
Jan. 22, 18581 Apr. 26, 18-)8
Feb. 1, 18581Feb. 25, 1884

a County Seat. .
9N)0A Alilene. 6,94t;
o0ft lUuorlauized.....
9(0!1 llrockmorton.' .q2
420 MIt. Pleabaut..' 8,1S8I
3,518 San Angelo....! 5,13t
1,019 Austin ........ 36,1!:3
7081Groveton..... l0,,66
'181 iWoodville ..... 101.i
5191(;ilmer . ....112,6:.'9
1,1!97 Unorganized......
1 ,)4$ Uvalde .... ...1 3,80
'3,2'31Dul io ..... . ,S60
840:Canton, ........ 16, 4
?82' Victoria ....... I 8,65.5
;6S Hunts ille... il-',!J11
499 Hempstead .. I10,57,
855 Un organized ... ..
60)3 Brenhlam ..... 8,601
1,552) Laredo .... 16,593
1,17 Wharton ...... 7,536
.90 Mobeetie. . ... 778
589 Wichita Falls.. 4,831
937 Vernon........ 7,07-2
1,197 Georgetown. .. 25,888
7.5 HI loresville..... 10,651
837 TUnorganized ......
900) Decatur ... .... 24,133
702 Quitman ...... 13,928
235 Unorganized .. ......
900 Graham ....... 5,044
1,291 Carrizo........ 3,616
1,290 Batesville .... 1,096

SUMMARY OF TOTALS I
ClO UNTIES.

Total number counties in State................................................................................
Total number organized counties................................................................................
Total number unorganized counties. .................................................... ......................

AREA AND POPULATION.
Total square m iles territory ................................................................................. ........... ... 274,3i6
Population, United Stales census 1880............................................................................... 1,591740
Population, United States census 1890 .......................................... .... ................ ............... 23552
Increase in population since 1880 ................. .......... . ................................. .............. ... 74
Percentage of gain since 1880 ........ ........... ............................. ......................... ............... .... 40.44
Relative rank in population ...................................................................... .... 7
Density of population per square mile ........... ....... ................................................................ 88
The population of Tcxas in 1835 is estimated at 50,000; 1845, 150,000; 1850 census, 212,592; 1860, 601.089; 1870, 818,579. During the
decade 1880 to IS90, Texas advanced in population, in point of rank, from the eleventh to the seventh among the States of the Union.

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Lewis Publishing Company, publisher. History of Texas, together with a biographical history of Milam, Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee and Burleson counties : containing a concise history of the state, with portraits and biographies of prominent citizens of the above named counties, and personal histories of many of the early settlers and leading families. Chicago. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29785/. Accessed July 28, 2014.