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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Here is our suggested citation. Consult an appropriate style guide for conformance to specific guidelines.

Texas Patents in The Portal to Texas History. University of North Texas Libraries. https://texashistory.unt.edu/explore/collections/TXPT/ accessed May 28, 2024.


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Counties (expand list)

Dallas County, TX
1,490
Harris County, TX
1,290
Bexar County, TX
1,053
Tarrant County, TX
872
Galveston County, TX
526
El Paso County, TX
494
Travis County, TX
480
McLennan County, TX
475
Grayson County, TX
458
Jefferson County, TX
304
Ellis County, TX
247
Bell County, TX
239
Williamson County, TX
233
Lamar County, TX
232
Fannin County, TX
207
Navarro County, TX
192
Smith County, TX
189
Collin County, TX
181
Hill County, TX
180
Hunt County, TX
177
Johnson County, TX
164
Fayette County, TX
161
Cooke County, TX
155
Kaufman County, TX
155
Denton County, TX
150
Washington County, TX
140
Harrison County, TX
132
Limestone County, TX
130
Milam County, TX
129
Parker County, TX
128
Brown County, TX
124
Wichita County, TX
121
Montague County, TX
116
Bosque County, TX
113
Nueces County, TX
113
Anderson County, TX
112
Wise County, TX
110
Hays County, TX
107
Taylor County, TX
101
Erath County, TX
97
Coryell County, TX
94
Palo Pinto County, TX
92
Wood County, TX
92
Bowie County, TX
91
Falls County, TX
90
DeWitt County, TX
89
Robertson County, TX
89
Colorado County, TX
87
Red River County, TX
82
Tom Green County, TX
81
Brazoria County, TX
80
Eastland County, TX
78
Gonzales County, TX
78
Brazos County, TX
77
Comanche County, TX
77
Austin County, TX
76
Van Zandt County, TX
76
Caldwell County, TX
74
Cass County, TX
74
Lampasas County, TX
74
Montgomery County, TX
74
Houston County, TX
71
Lavaca County, TX
71
Gregg County, TX
70
Wharton County, TX
67
Cherokee County, TX
66
Grimes County, TX
66
Hopkins County, TX
66
Bastrop County, TX
65
Clay County, TX
63
Potter County, TX
62
Hood County, TX
60
Hardin County, TX
59
Coleman County, TX
57
Rusk County, TX
57
Freestone County, TX
56
Nacogdoches County, TX
56
Victoria County, TX
56
Jones County, TX
54
Bee County, TX
52
Guadalupe County, TX
52
Webb County, TX
52
Orange County, TX
51
Wilbarger County, TX
51
Delta County, TX
49
Wilson County, TX
49
Burnet County, TX
48
Goliad County, TX
47
Uvalde County, TX
47
Matagorda County, TX
46
Val Verde County, TX
46
Leon County, TX
45
Upshur County, TX
45
Camp County, TX
44
Rockwall County, TX
44
Hardeman County, TX
43
Shelby County, TX
43
Callahan County, TX
42
Hamilton County, TX
42
Mills County, TX
41
Young County, TX
41
Henderson County, TX
40
Medina County, TX
40
Hale County, TX
38
Jackson County, TX
38
Runnels County, TX
38
Tyler County, TX
38
Donley County, TX
37
McCulloch County, TX
37
Cameron County, TX
36
Comal County, TX
36
Polk County, TX
36
San Saba County, TX
36
Angelina County, TX
35
San Patricio County, TX
35
Jack County, TX
34
Walker County, TX
34
Waller County, TX
34
Kendall County, TX
33
Llano County, TX
33
Haskell County, TX
32
Lee County, TX
32
Mitchell County, TX
32
Burleson County, TX
31
Marion County, TX
31
Fort Bend County, TX
30
Hall County, TX
30
Aransas County, TX
29
Cook County, IL
29
Howard County, TX
29
Scurry County, TX
29
Titus County, TX
29
Liberty County, TX
28
Gillespie County, TX
27
Trinity County, TX
27
Floyd County, TX
26
Mason County, TX
26
Coke County, TX
25
Morris County, TX
25
Childress County, TX
24
Reeves County, TX
24
Wheeler County, TX
24
Knox County, TX
23
Menard County, TX
23
Midland County, TX
23
Panola County, TX
23
Atascosa County, TX
22
Deaf Smith County, TX
22
Jasper County, TX
22
Karnes County, TX
22
Nolan County, TX
22
Stephens County, TX
22
Madison County, TX
21
Archer County, TX
20
Hidalgo County, TX
20
Lubbock County, TX
20
Kerr County, TX
19
Armstrong County, TX
18
Collingsworth County, TX
18
Fisher County, TX
18
Frio County, TX
18
Sabine County, TX
18
Dallam County, TX
17
La Salle County, TX
17
Swisher County, TX
17
Ward County, TX
17
Maverick County, TX
16
Sherman County, TX
16
Baylor County, TX
15
Calhoun County, TX
15
Gray County, TX
15
Allegheny County, PA
14
Carson County, TX
14
Foard County, TX
14
Newton County, TX
14
Orleans Parish, LA
14
San Augustine County, TX
14
Sutton County, TX
14
Blanco County, TX
13
Briscoe County, TX
13
Caddo Parish, LA
13
Hemphill County, TX
13
Refugio County, TX
13
Shackelford County, TX
13
Dickens County, TX
12
Hartley County, TX
12
Lipscomb County, TX
12
Presidio County, TX
12
Bandera County, TX
11
Beadle County, SD
11
Franklin County, TX
11
Crockett County, TX
10
Live Oak County, TX
10
Ochiltree County, TX
10
Rains County, TX
10
Chambers County, TX
9
Crosby County, TX
9
Jackson County, MO
9
Kinney County, TX
9
Stonewall County, TX
9
Brewster County, TX
8
Concho County, TX
8
Cottle County, TX
8
Jim Wells County, TX
8
Kimble County, TX
8
Pecos County, TX
8
Philadelphia County, PA
8
Randall County, TX
8
Roberts County, TX
8
San Jacinto County, TX
8
Somervell County, TX
8
Fulton County, GA
7
Kent County, TX
7
Lynn County, TX
7
Oldham County, TX
7
Starr County, TX
7
Hansford County, TX
6
Kleberg County, TX
6
Richland County, IL
6
Sterling County, TX
6
Borden County, TX
5
Hudson County, NJ
5
Los Angeles County, CA
5
Martin County, TX
5
Motley County, TX
5
Terry County, TX
5
Woodward County, OK
5
Brooks County, TX
4
Dimmit County, TX
4
Essex County, NJ
4
Garza County, TX
4
Hamilton County, TN
4
Hudspeth County, TX
4
Irion County, TX
4
Jeff Davis County, TX
4
McMullen County, TX
4
Oklahoma County, OK
4
Polk County, IA
4
Richmond County, NY
4
Alameda County, CA
3
Bryan County, OK
3
Culberson County, TX
3
Denver County, CO
3
Gaines County, TX
3
Geary County, KS
3
Huron County, OH
3
Kalamazoo County, MI
3
King County, TX
3
Kings County, NY
3
Real County, TX
3
San Diego County, CA
3
Schleicher County, TX
3
Shelby County, TN
3
St. Bernard Parish, LA
3
Tulsa County, OK
3
Winnebago County, IL
3
Zavala County, TX
3
Andrews County, TX
2
Champaign County, OH
2
Choctaw County, OK
2
Claiborne Parish, LA
2
Dukes County, MA
2
Ector County, TX
2
Eddy County, NM
2
Harvey County, KS
2
Hidalgo County, NM
2
Jefferson County, AL
2
Jim Hogg County, TX
2
Kay County, OK
2
Kingfisher County, OK
2
Lackawanna County, PA
2
Madison County, AL
2
Maricopa County, AZ
2
Milwaukee County, WI
2
Mobile County, AL
2
Montgomery County, AL
2
Morgan County, AL
2
New Castle County, DE
2
Pike County, IL
2
Randolph County, MO
2
Reagan County, TX
2
Roosevelt County, NM
2
Suffolk County, MA
2
Terrell County, TX
2
Willacy County, TX
2
Yoakum County, TX
2
Adair County, MO
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
Catron County, NM
1
Cayuga County, NY
1
Cedar County, IA
1
Chenango County, NY
1
Chester County, TN
1
Clinton County, NY
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
Duval County, TX
1
Edwards County, TX
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
Greenwood County, KS
1
Hartford County, CT
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
Jessamine County, KY
1
Johnson County, MO
1
Kane County, IL
1
Kenton County, KY
1
Labette County, KS
1
Lafayette County, MO
1
Lafayette Parish, LA
1
Lake County, CO
1
Lake County, IL
1
Larimer County, CO
1
Lauderdale County, MS
1
Lawrence County, MO
1
Lenawee County, MI
1
Logan County, IL
1
Louisa County, VA
1
Love County, OK
1
Loving County, TX
1
Luna County, NM
1
Mercer County, NJ
1
Middlesex County, MA
1
Miller County, AR
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
Obion County, TN
1
Okmulgee County, OK
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
Providence County, RI
1
Pueblo County, CO
1
Queens County, NY
1
Racine County, WI
1
Ramsey County, MN
1
Rooks County, KS
1
Salt Lake County, UT
1
Sangamon County, IL
1
Santa Clara County, CA
1
Shelby County, KY
1
Silver Bow County, MT
1
Solano County, CA
1
Stanton County, NE
1
Stark County, OH
1
Steuben County, IN
1
Stone County, MS
1
Summit County, OH
1
Throckmorton County, TX
1
Todd County, KY
1
Warren County, IL
1
Warren County, NY
1
Wayne County, MI
1
Wayne County, MO
1
Wayne County, NY
1
Weber County, UT
1
Wilson County, TN
1
Worcester County, MA
1
Wyandotte County, KS
1

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