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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Texas Patents in The Portal to Texas History. University of North Texas Libraries. https://texashistory.unt.edu/explore/collections/TXPT/ accessed June 2, 2020.


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Counties (expand list)

Dallas County, TX
1,156
Harris County, TX
882
Bexar County, TX
803
Tarrant County, TX
703
Galveston County, TX
488
Travis County, TX
433
McLennan County, TX
419
Grayson County, TX
414
El Paso County, TX
338
Bell County, TX
225
Ellis County, TX
223
Lamar County, TX
216
Jefferson County, TX
215
Williamson County, TX
213
Fannin County, TX
187
Navarro County, TX
175
Smith County, TX
171
Hill County, TX
165
Hunt County, TX
157
Collin County, TX
153
Johnson County, TX
150
Fayette County, TX
147
Cooke County, TX
145
Denton County, TX
141
Kaufman County, TX
137
Washington County, TX
136
Harrison County, TX
123
Limestone County, TX
120
Milam County, TX
120
Parker County, TX
116
Brown County, TX
110
Anderson County, TX
108
Hays County, TX
103
Montague County, TX
103
Wise County, TX
100
Bosque County, TX
99
Nueces County, TX
90
Wood County, TX
89
Taylor County, TX
88
Falls County, TX
87
Erath County, TX
86
Robertson County, TX
85
Coryell County, TX
84
Colorado County, TX
83
DeWitt County, TX
82
Palo Pinto County, TX
78
Bowie County, TX
77
Tom Green County, TX
76
Red River County, TX
75
Comanche County, TX
72
Gonzales County, TX
72
Van Zandt County, TX
71
Cass County, TX
69
Lampasas County, TX
69
Caldwell County, TX
68
Montgomery County, TX
68
Brazos County, TX
67
Austin County, TX
65
Houston County, TX
65
Wichita County, TX
65
Grimes County, TX
64
Lavaca County, TX
62
Bastrop County, TX
61
Gregg County, TX
61
Cherokee County, TX
60
Wharton County, TX
57
Hopkins County, TX
56
Eastland County, TX
54
Hood County, TX
54
Brazoria County, TX
53
Clay County, TX
52
Freestone County, TX
52
Victoria County, TX
52
Coleman County, TX
51
Jones County, TX
49
Burnet County, TX
47
Guadalupe County, TX
47
Rusk County, TX
46
Potter County, TX
45
Wilbarger County, TX
45
Bee County, TX
44
Goliad County, TX
44
Camp County, TX
43
Rockwall County, TX
43
Callahan County, TX
42
Delta County, TX
42
Hardin County, TX
42
Nacogdoches County, TX
42
Hamilton County, TX
41
Upshur County, TX
41
Val Verde County, TX
41
Webb County, TX
40
Hardeman County, TX
39
Shelby County, TX
39
Henderson County, TX
38
Matagorda County, TX
38
Jackson County, TX
37
Leon County, TX
37
Mills County, TX
37
Wilson County, TX
37
Tyler County, TX
35
Uvalde County, TX
35
Young County, TX
34
Llano County, TX
33
McCulloch County, TX
33
Walker County, TX
33
Hale County, TX
32
Comal County, TX
31
Mitchell County, TX
31
Orange County, TX
31
Kendall County, TX
30
Medina County, TX
30
Runnels County, TX
30
San Patricio County, TX
30
Burleson County, TX
29
Donley County, TX
29
Lee County, TX
29
Jack County, TX
28
Waller County, TX
28
Aransas County, TX
27
Cameron County, TX
27
Marion County, TX
27
Polk County, TX
27
San Saba County, TX
27
Scurry County, TX
26
Trinity County, TX
26
Fort Bend County, TX
25
Hall County, TX
25
Haskell County, TX
25
Howard County, TX
25
Titus County, TX
25
Morris County, TX
24
Angelina County, TX
23
Liberty County, TX
23
Panola County, TX
23
Reeves County, TX
23
Coke County, TX
22
Midland County, TX
22
Wheeler County, TX
22
Madison County, TX
21
Mason County, TX
21
Archer County, TX
20
Gillespie County, TX
20
Jasper County, TX
20
Cook County, IL
19
Kerr County, TX
18
Childress County, TX
17
Deaf Smith County, TX
17
Knox County, TX
17
Nolan County, TX
17
Ward County, TX
17
Atascosa County, TX
16
Fisher County, TX
16
Karnes County, TX
16
Menard County, TX
16
Baylor County, TX
15
Collingsworth County, TX
15
La Salle County, TX
15
Armstrong County, TX
14
Dallam County, TX
14
Foard County, TX
14
Frio County, TX
14
Lubbock County, TX
14
San Augustine County, TX
14
Sutton County, TX
14
Carson County, TX
13
Hemphill County, TX
13
Orleans Parish, LA
13
Stephens County, TX
13
Swisher County, TX
13
Blanco County, TX
12
Hartley County, TX
12
Kinney County, TX
12
Shackelford County, TX
12
Sherman County, TX
12
Beadle County, SD
11
Briscoe County, TX
11
Calhoun County, TX
11
Chambers County, TX
11
Franklin County, TX
11
Gray County, TX
11
Presidio County, TX
11
Allegheny County, PA
10
Bandera County, TX
10
Caddo Parish, LA
10
Floyd County, TX
10
Lipscomb County, TX
10
Newton County, TX
10
Sabine County, TX
10
Crockett County, TX
9
Maverick County, TX
9
Refugio County, TX
9
Concho County, TX
8
Jackson County, MO
8
Philadelphia County, PA
8
Somervell County, TX
8
Brewster County, TX
7
Jim Wells County, TX
7
Kimble County, TX
7
Live Oak County, TX
7
Starr County, TX
7
Stonewall County, TX
7
Cottle County, TX
6
Hidalgo County, TX
6
Hudson County, NJ
6
Lynn County, TX
6
Oldham County, TX
6
Rains County, TX
6
Randall County, TX
6
Richland County, IL
6
Roberts County, TX
6
San Jacinto County, TX
6
Crosby County, TX
5
Los Angeles County, CA
5
Martin County, TX
5
Ochiltree County, TX
5
Richmond County, NY
5
Sterling County, TX
5
Borden County, TX
4
Essex County, NJ
4
Hansford County, TX
4
Kleberg County, TX
4
McMullen County, TX
4
Motley County, TX
4
Polk County, IA
4
Woodward County, OK
4
Bryan County, OK
3
Culberson County, TX
3
Denver County, CO
3
Dickens County, TX
3
Dimmit County, TX
3
Fulton County, GA
3
Gaines County, TX
3
Huron County, OH
3
Irion County, TX
3
Kalamazoo County, MI
3
Kent County, TX
3
Oklahoma County, OK
3
Schleicher County, TX
3
Terry County, TX
3
Winnebago County, IL
3
Andrews County, TX
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
Garza County, TX
2
Hamilton County, TN
2
Harvey County, KS
2
Jeff Davis County, TX
2
Jefferson County, AL
2
Kay County, OK
2
King County, TX
2
Kingfisher County, OK
2
Kings County, NY
2
Lackawanna County, PA
2
Madison County, AL
2
Milwaukee County, WI
2
Mobile County, AL
2
Montgomery County, AL
2
Morgan County, AL
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
Yoakum County, TX
2
Adair County, MO
1
Alameda County, CA
1
Allen County, IN
1
Baltimore County, MD
1
Bergen County, NJ
1
Bond County, IL
1
Buchanan County, MO
1
Calcasieu Parish, LA
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
Greenwood County, KS
1
Hartford County, CT
1
Hidalgo County, NM
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
Jefferson County, KY
1
Jefferson County, NY
1
Jefferson County, OK
1
Jefferson County, WV
1
Jefferson Davis Parish, LA
1
Jefferson Parish, LA
1
Jessamine County, KY
1
Johnson County, MO
1
Kane County, IL
1
Kenton County, KY
1
LaSalle County, IL
1
Labette County, KS
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
Love County, OK
1
Loving County, TX
1
Luna County, NM
1
Mercer County, NJ
1
Monroe County, AR
1
Montgomery County, PA
1
Morris County, NJ
1
Mower County, MN
1
Multnomah County, OR
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
Osage County, KS
1
Peoria County, IL
1
Pettis County, MO
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
Silver Bow County, MT
1
Solano County, CA
1
Stanton County, NE
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
Worcester County, MA
1
Wyandotte County, KS
1
Zavala County, TX
1