Map of Kent County Metadata

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  • Main Title Map of Kent County


  • Draftsman: Henry, O., 1862-1910
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Draftsman and compiler


  • Name: Texas. General Land Office.
    Place of Publication: Austin, Texas


  • Creation: 1889-07


  • English


  • Physical Description: 1 map ; 70 x 52 cm.
  • Content Description: Cadastral map of Kent County, Texas in the Panhandle Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch). Shows boundaries and ownership of land, including that of several railroad companies. Compiled and drawn by William S. Porter, later known as the short story writer O. Henry. Map is notable for its landscape drawings near the top.


  • Keyword: Panhandle Plains
  • Keyword: manuscripts
  • Keyword: counties
  • Keyword: Kent County, Texas
  • Keyword: surveys
  • Keyword: creeks
  • Keyword: towns
  • Keyword: Clairmont, Texas
  • Keyword: Jayton, Texas
  • Keyword: mountains
  • Keyword: Converse Mountain
  • Keyword: rivers
  • Keyword: Salt Fork of Brazos River
  • Keyword: Main Fork of Brazos River
  • Keyword: Double Mountain Fork of Brazos River
  • Keyword: White River
  • Keyword: county maps
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Texas -- Maps.
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Landscape and Nature - Geography and Maps
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Kent County (Tex.) -- Maps.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Henry, O., 1862-1910.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Texas. General Land Office.

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Kent County
  • Time Period: tex-fron
  • Time Period: tex-land


  • Other: Historic County Maps at the Texas General Land Office


  • Preferred Citation: Map of Kent County, W.S. Porter, draftsman, July, 1889. #3756. Texas General Land Office, Austin.


  • Name: GLO Historic County Maps
    Code: GLOHCM
  • Name: O. Henry Project
    Code: OHENRY


  • Name: Texas General Land Office
    Code: GLO


  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: pd

Resource Type

  • Map


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: GLO_3756
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth88727


  • Display Note: Drawn by short story writer O. Henry, a General Land Office draftsman in the 1880's.
  • Display Note: Conservation funded in 2001 with a donation from Kent County.