About the Collection

The Texas Patents collection consists of United States patents filed by Texas inventors before 1900. A majority of the patents are for agricultural and industrial applications, such as seeding machines, harvesters, plows, wind and water propellers, and steam engines. Other inventions include timekeepers, remedies, and firearms.



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Dallas County, TX
1,039
Harris County, TX
750
Bexar County, TX
731
Tarrant County, TX
625
Galveston County, TX
468
Travis County, TX
404
Grayson County, TX
388
McLennan County, TX
386
El Paso County, TX
280
Bell County, TX
217
Ellis County, TX
215
Lamar County, TX
208
Williamson County, TX
203
Fannin County, TX
185
Jefferson County, TX
179
Navarro County, TX
164
Smith County, TX
158
Hill County, TX
154
Hunt County, TX
147
Collin County, TX
143
Cooke County, TX
142
Fayette County, TX
142
Johnson County, TX
139
Denton County, TX
135
Kaufman County, TX
135
Washington County, TX
132
Milam County, TX
120
Harrison County, TX
118
Limestone County, TX
118
Parker County, TX
114
Anderson County, TX
105
Brown County, TX
102
Montague County, TX
98
Hays County, TX
97
Wise County, TX
94
Bosque County, TX
92
Wood County, TX
87
Taylor County, TX
85
Falls County, TX
83
Robertson County, TX
83
Colorado County, TX
81
Coryell County, TX
81
DeWitt County, TX
76
Erath County, TX
76
Red River County, TX
73
Bowie County, TX
71
Nueces County, TX
71
Cass County, TX
69
Palo Pinto County, TX
69
Comanche County, TX
68
Lampasas County, TX
67
Montgomery County, TX
67
Van Zandt County, TX
67
Tom Green County, TX
66
Caldwell County, TX
64
Brazos County, TX
63
Grimes County, TX
62
Gonzales County, TX
60
Austin County, TX
59
Cherokee County, TX
58
Gregg County, TX
57
Houston County, TX
55
Bastrop County, TX
54
Hood County, TX
53
Lavaca County, TX
53
Hopkins County, TX
51
Wharton County, TX
51
Brazoria County, TX
50
Freestone County, TX
50
Coleman County, TX
49
Wichita County, TX
49
Jones County, TX
48
Clay County, TX
47
Guadalupe County, TX
47
Victoria County, TX
47
Burnet County, TX
46
Rusk County, TX
45
Bee County, TX
42
Callahan County, TX
41
Goliad County, TX
41
Camp County, TX
40
Eastland County, TX
40
Nacogdoches County, TX
40
Rockwall County, TX
40
Upshur County, TX
40
Delta County, TX
39
Hamilton County, TX
39
Potter County, TX
39
Val Verde County, TX
39
Wilbarger County, TX
39
Webb County, TX
38
Jackson County, TX
36
Wilson County, TX
36
Hardin County, TX
35
Henderson County, TX
35
Hardeman County, TX
34
Leon County, TX
34
Matagorda County, TX
34
Mills County, TX
34
Tyler County, TX
34
Uvalde County, TX
34
Shelby County, TX
33
Walker County, TX
33
Llano County, TX
31
McCulloch County, TX
30
Mitchell County, TX
30
Burleson County, TX
29
Comal County, TX
29
Hale County, TX
28
Jack County, TX
28
Lee County, TX
28
Orange County, TX
28
Donley County, TX
27
Kendall County, TX
27
San Saba County, TX
27
Aransas County, TX
26
Medina County, TX
26
Polk County, TX
26
Waller County, TX
26
Marion County, TX
25
San Patricio County, TX
25
Morris County, TX
24
Scurry County, TX
24
Trinity County, TX
24
Fort Bend County, TX
23
Panola County, TX
23
Titus County, TX
23
Young County, TX
23
Cameron County, TX
22
Howard County, TX
22
Liberty County, TX
21
Mason County, TX
21
Runnels County, TX
21
Coke County, TX
20
Haskell County, TX
20
Madison County, TX
20
Angelina County, TX
19
Gillespie County, TX
19
Jasper County, TX
19
Archer County, TX
18
Cook County, IL
18
Kerr County, TX
18
Reeves County, TX
18
Wheeler County, TX
18
Hall County, TX
17
Midland County, TX
17
Ward County, TX
17
Deaf Smith County, TX
16
Knox County, TX
16
Menard County, TX
16
Karnes County, TX
15
Armstrong County, TX
14
Atascosa County, TX
14
Carson County, TX
13
Frio County, TX
13
Hartley County, TX
13
La Salle County, TX
13
Lubbock County, TX
13
Orleans Parish, LA
13
Sutton County, TX
13
Baylor County, TX
12
Blanco County, TX
12
Hemphill County, TX
12
Stephens County, TX
12
Beadle County, SD
11
Collingsworth County, TX
11
Dallam County, TX
11
Gray County, TX
11
Kinney County, TX
11
Presidio County, TX
11
Shackelford County, TX
11
Briscoe County, TX
10
Calhoun County, TX
10
Chambers County, TX
10
Fisher County, TX
10
Foard County, TX
10
Newton County, TX
10
Nolan County, TX
10
San Augustine County, TX
10
Sherman County, TX
10
Bandera County, TX
9
Childress County, TX
9
Franklin County, TX
9
Swisher County, TX
9
Caddo Parish, LA
8
Floyd County, TX
8
Jackson County, MO
8
Lipscomb County, TX
8
Maverick County, TX
8
Refugio County, TX
8
Brewster County, TX
7
Crockett County, TX
7
Live Oak County, TX
7
Philadelphia County, PA
7
Sabine County, TX
7
Somervell County, TX
7
Concho County, TX
6
Hudson County, NJ
6
Kimble County, TX
6
Oldham County, TX
6
Rains County, TX
6
Richland County, IL
6
Roberts County, TX
6
San Jacinto County, TX
6
Starr County, TX
6
Stonewall County, TX
6
Allegheny County, PA
5
Cottle County, TX
5
Lynn County, TX
5
Martin County, TX
5
Randall County, TX
5
Richmond County, NY
5
Sterling County, TX
5
Crosby County, TX
4
Hansford County, TX
4
Jim Wells County, TX
4
Kalamazoo County, MI
4
Ochiltree County, TX
4
Polk County, IA
4
Bryan County, OK
3
Culberson County, TX
3
Denver County, CO
3
Dickens County, TX
3
Dimmit County, TX
3
Gaines County, TX
3
Kent County, TX
3
Los Angeles County, CA
3
McMullen County, TX
3
Schleicher County, TX
3
Winnebago County, IL
3
Woodward County, OK
3
Borden County, TX
2
Calcasieu Parish, LA
2
Champaign County, OH
2
Claiborne Parish, LA
2
Dukes County, MA
2
Ector County, TX
2
Eddy County, NM
2
Edwards County, TX
2
Essex County, NJ
2
Fulton County, GA
2
Garza County, TX
2
Hamilton County, TN
2
Harvey County, KS
2
Huron County, OH
2
Irion County, TX
2
Jefferson County, AL
2
King County, TX
2
Kingfisher County, OK
2
Kings County, NY
2
Lackawanna County, PA
2
Milwaukee County, WI
2
Mobile County, AL
2
Montgomery County, AL
2
Morgan County, AL
2
Motley County, TX
2
Pecos County, TX
2
Pike County, IL
2
Randolph County, MO
2
Reagan County, TX
2
San Diego County, CA
2
Shelby County, TN
2
Terrell County, TX
2
Terry County, TX
2
Texas County, OK
2
Yoakum County, TX
2
Adair County, MO
1
Alameda County, CA
1
Allen County, IN
1
Andrews County, TX
1
Bergen County, NJ
1
Bond County, IL
1
Buchanan County, MO
1
Calhoun County, MI
1
Canadian County, OK
1
Carroll County, KY
1
Castro County, TX
1
Cayuga County, NY
1
Cedar County, IA
1
Chenango County, NY
1
Chester County, TN
1
Coal County, OK
1
Cole County, MO
1
Craig County, OK
1
Crawford County, OH
1
Creek County, OK
1
Cullman County, AL
1
Dawson County, TX
1
De Soto Parish, LA
1
Deer Lodge County, MT
1
Duval County, TX
1
Essex County, NY
1
Fairfield County, CT
1
Fayette County, KY
1
Franklin County, OH
1
Fresno County, CA
1
Fulton County, IL
1
Glasscock County, TX
1
Grant County, IN
1
Grant County, NM
1
Hartford County, CT
1
Hidalgo County, NM
1
Hidalgo County, TX
1
Holmes County, MS
1
Huerfano County, CO
1
Hutchinson County, TX
1
Independence County, AR
1
Ingham County, MI
1
Jackson County, MS
1
Jeff Davis County, TX
1
Jefferson County, KY
1
Jefferson County, NY
1
Jefferson County, OK
1
Jefferson County, WV
1
Jefferson Parish, LA
1
Jessamine County, KY
1
Johnson County, MO
1
Kane County, IL
1
Kay County, OK
1
Kenton County, KY
1
Kleberg County, TX
1
Lafayette County, MO
1
Lake County, CO
1
Larimer County, CO
1
Lauderdale County, MS
1
Lawrence County, MO
1
Lenawee County, MI
1
Louisa County, VA
1
Luna County, NM
1
Madison County, AL
1
Mercer County, NJ
1
Monroe County, AR
1
Montgomery County, PA
1
Morris County, NJ
1
Mower County, MN
1
Muskingum County, OH
1
Muskogee County, OK
1
Natchitoches Parish, LA
1
New Haven County, CT
1
New London County, CT
1
New York County, NY
1
Oklahoma County, OK
1
Osage County, KS
1
Peoria County, IL
1
Pima County, AZ
1
Pittsburg County, OK
1
Plymouth County, MA
1
Posey County, IN
1
Poweshiek County, IA
1
Providence County, RI
1
Pueblo County, CO
1
Queens County, NY
1
Racine County, WI
1
Rooks County, KS
1
Roosevelt County, NM
1
Salt Lake County, UT
1
Sangamon County, IL
1
Santa Clara County, CA
1
St. Louis County, MO
1
Stark County, OH
1
Stone County, MS
1
Suffolk County, MA
1
Throckmorton County, TX
1
Todd County, KY
1
Tulsa County, OK
1
Warren County, IL
1
Warren County, NY
1
Washington County, OK
1
Wayne County, MI
1
Wayne County, MO
1
Wayne County, NY
1
Weber County, UT
1
Willacy County, TX
1
Wilson County, TN
1
Wyandotte County, KS
1
Zavala County, TX
1