County Map of the State of Texas: Showing also portions of the Adjoining States and Territories

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Map of the state of Texas denoting the counties in different colors, as well as some major cities and roads, with relief shown by hachures. Portions of neighboring states are included around Texas, with counties noted for New Mexico and Oklahoma (Indian Territory) and geographic features in Arkansas and Louisiana. An inset in the lower-left corner shows an enlarged portion of Galveston Island, including the city of Galveston and some geographic features.

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1 map : hand colored ; 36 x 50 cm.

Creation Information

Gamble, W. H. (William H.) 1881.

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This map is part of the collection entitled: Rare Book and Texana Collections and was provided by UNT Libraries to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 182 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: County Map of the State of Texas: Showing also portions of the Adjoining States and Territories
  • Added Title: Plan of Galveston and Vicinity

Description

Map of the state of Texas denoting the counties in different colors, as well as some major cities and roads, with relief shown by hachures. Portions of neighboring states are included around Texas, with counties noted for New Mexico and Oklahoma (Indian Territory) and geographic features in Arkansas and Louisiana. An inset in the lower-left corner shows an enlarged portion of Galveston Island, including the city of Galveston and some geographic features.

Physical Description

1 map : hand colored ; 36 x 50 cm.

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Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.

In upper margin: 64 and 65.

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Rare Book and Texana Collections

These materials include a 1633 map, America Noviter Delineata; H. K. Yoakum's History of Texas, and Exploration of the Red River of Louisiana, in the year 1852 by Randolph B. Marcy.

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  • 1881

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 21, 2004, 12:26 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 1, 2018, 9:47 p.m.

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  • N:36.533475, E:-93.0, S: 25.846371, W:-109.059082

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Gamble, W. H. (William H.). County Map of the State of Texas: Showing also portions of the Adjoining States and Territories, map, 1881; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2468/: accessed June 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .