Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Files

The Texas Historical Commission contributes a selection of its Recorded Texas Historic Landmark application files that document historically significant buildings from five heritage regions in the state.

The Recorded Texas Historic Landmarks designation is awarded to historic structures deemed worthy of preservation and is the highest honor the state bestows upon historic structures in Texas. Each of these historic buildings has an application and research file that document the unique history of these seminal structures along with photographs that illustrate architectural features of the property.

The areas covered are the Independence Trail Region, the Hill Country Trail Region, the Texas Tropical Trail Region, the Pecos Trail Region, and the Mountain Trail Region. This area includes iconic and historically significant buildings in places such as Galveston, Houston, Austin, Fredericksburg, San Antonio, Schulenberg, Kerrville, Goliad, Victoria, Langtry, Midland, Falfurrius, Corpus Christi, Marfa, and El Paso. The material in these files reveal in-depth research about buildings and locations such as: the Gilbeau Slave Quarters and La Villita in San Antonio; the Mrs. Sam Houston House in Independence; Ashton Villa, Grand Opera House, and Menard-Ganter House in Galveston; the Paisano Hotel in Marfa; Temple Beth El and Julius Lichtenstein House in Corpus Christi; and ...

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The Texas Historical Commission contributes a selection of its Recorded Texas Historic Landmark application files that document historically significant buildings from five heritage regions in the state.

The Recorded Texas Historic Landmarks designation is awarded to historic structures deemed worthy of preservation and is the highest honor the state bestows upon historic structures in Texas. Each of these historic buildings has an application and research file that document the unique history of these seminal structures along with photographs that illustrate architectural features of the property.

The areas covered are the Independence Trail Region, the Hill Country Trail Region, the Texas Tropical Trail Region, the Pecos Trail Region, and the Mountain Trail Region. This area includes iconic and historically significant buildings in places such as Galveston, Houston, Austin, Fredericksburg, San Antonio, Schulenberg, Kerrville, Goliad, Victoria, Langtry, Midland, Falfurrius, Corpus Christi, Marfa, and El Paso. The material in these files reveal in-depth research about buildings and locations such as: the Gilbeau Slave Quarters and La Villita in San Antonio; the Mrs. Sam Houston House in Independence; Ashton Villa, Grand Opera House, and Menard-Ganter House in Galveston; the Paisano Hotel in Marfa; Temple Beth El and Julius Lichtenstein House in Corpus Christi; and the George W. Bush Childhood Home and the Yucca Theatre in Midland.

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Hill Country Heritage Region
Independence Heritage Region
Mountain Heritage Region
Pecos Heritage Region
Tropical Heritage Region

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Counties

Travis County, TX
788
Cameron County, TX
425
Bexar County, TX
424
Galveston County, TX
369
Harris County, TX
328
Williamson County, TX
291
Bastrop County, TX
259
Colorado County, TX
235
Gillespie County, TX
232
Comal County, TX
227
Washington County, TX
188
Victoria County, TX
179
Fayette County, TX
177
Austin County, TX
170
Hays County, TX
164
Bee County, TX
142
Burnet County, TX
139
Brazoria County, TX
127
Lampasas County, TX
122
Webb County, TX
115
Hidalgo County, TX
114
El Paso County, TX
112
Caldwell County, TX
107
DeWitt County, TX
98
Kendall County, TX
96
Aransas County, TX
89
Nueces County, TX
87
Bandera County, TX
86
Medina County, TX
80
Wilson County, TX
80
Presidio County, TX
70
Liberty County, TX
63
Goliad County, TX
62
Brewster County, TX
60
Guadalupe County, TX
56
Fort Bend County, TX
55
Gonzales County, TX
55
Kerr County, TX
52
Matagorda County, TX
50
Uvalde County, TX
49
Llano County, TX
44
Val Verde County, TX
40
Kinney County, TX
39
Martin County, TX
38
Blanco County, TX
37
Lavaca County, TX
37
Maverick County, TX
37
Crockett County, TX
36
Kimble County, TX
32
Starr County, TX
32
Jeff Davis County, TX
28
Midland County, TX
28
Pecos County, TX
28
Kenedy County, TX
26
Dimmit County, TX
25
La Salle County, TX
24
Karnes County, TX
23
Kleberg County, TX
23
Waller County, TX
23
Jackson County, TX
22
Wharton County, TX
22
Refugio County, TX
19
Edwards County, TX
17
Jim Hogg County, TX
16
Ward County, TX
15
Terrell County, TX
14
Calhoun County, TX
12
Glasscock County, TX
12
Sutton County, TX
10
Upton County, TX
10
Winkler County, TX
10
Ector County, TX
9
Real County, TX
8
Sterling County, TX
8
Brooks County, TX
7
Jim Wells County, TX
7
McMullen County, TX
7
Reeves County, TX
7
Hudspeth County, TX
6
Loving County, TX
6
Reagan County, TX
6
Willacy County, TX
6
Frio County, TX
5
Culberson County, TX
4
San Patricio County, TX
4
Crane County, TX
3
Live Oak County, TX
3
Andrews County, TX
2
Atascosa County, TX
2
Chambers County, TX
1
Zapata County, TX
1