Map of Limestone County


Map of Limestone County, Texas including the Prairies and Lakes region.

Physical Description

1 map ; 62 x 69 cm.

Creation Information

Blau, F. G. February 1877.


This map is part of the collection entitled: GLO Historic County Maps and was provided by Texas General Land Office to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 3004 times , with 111 in the last month . More information about this map can be viewed below.


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  • Blau, F. G. "Drawn by F. G. Blau, Assistant Draftsman in Gen'l Land Office"


  • Martin, Joseph "Compiled by J. Martin, Ass't Dr. G.L.O." (Assistant Draftsman, General Land Office)


  • Rand, Avery & Company
    Publisher Info: Printed for Rob't M. Elgin, Houston, Texas, by Rand, Avery & Co. (Osgood's Heliotype Progress) Boston, Mass
    Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts

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Texas General Land Office

The Texas General Land Office contributes items from their Historic County Map Collection, ca. 1838-1939 ( 926 maps), Lorenzo de Zavala Online (13 items), and the O. Henry Collection (11 items). The historic county maps are cadastral (land ownership) maps, showing original surveys, usually made by virtue of a land grant, within a particular county in Texas. In Lorenzo de Zavala Online, see the Expediente of de Zavala's 1829 colonization contract, as well as correspondence to or from Jose Angel Navarro, Jose Domingo Ugartechea, Jose Maria Falcon, Martin Perfecto de Cos, Stephen F. Austin, Manuel de Mier y Teran, and Ramon Musquiz. As part of the O. Henry Collection, the General Land Office contributes maps drawn and signed by O. Henry, administrative records, newspaper clippings, a written account, and a land grant records.

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Map of Limestone County, Texas including the Prairies and Lakes region.

Physical Description

1 map ; 62 x 69 cm.


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This map is part of the following collection of related materials.

GLO Historic County Maps

This collection houses over 900 maps from the 19th and 20th centuries. The maps show original surveys, usually made by virtue of a land grant within a particular county in Texas. Formats represented include manuscripts, lithographs, some early photographs, and blueprints/bluelines.

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  • February 1877

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • April 2, 2010, 3:49 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Nov. 28, 2012, 2:59 p.m.

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Blau, F. G. Map of Limestone County, map, February 1877; Boston, Massachusetts. ( accessed February 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History,; crediting Texas General Land Office.