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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Cite This Collection

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 14, 2021.


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Counties (expand list)

Dallas County, TX
1,219
Harris County, TX
959
Bexar County, TX
863
Tarrant County, TX
747
Galveston County, TX
496
Travis County, TX
446
McLennan County, TX
430
Grayson County, TX
425
El Paso County, TX
369
Ellis County, TX
232
Bell County, TX
230
Jefferson County, TX
229
Lamar County, TX
219
Williamson County, TX
219
Fannin County, TX
190
Navarro County, TX
183
Smith County, TX
178
Hill County, TX
168
Hunt County, TX
164
Collin County, TX
163
Johnson County, TX
155
Fayette County, TX
153
Cooke County, TX
151
Denton County, TX
144
Kaufman County, TX
140
Washington County, TX
138
Harrison County, TX
125
Limestone County, TX
124
Milam County, TX
121
Parker County, TX
117
Brown County, TX
113
Montague County, TX
110
Anderson County, TX
109
Bosque County, TX
105
Hays County, TX
105
Wise County, TX
105
Nueces County, TX
99
Taylor County, TX
93
Erath County, TX
91
Falls County, TX
89
Wood County, TX
89
Coryell County, TX
88
Robertson County, TX
88
Bowie County, TX
83
Colorado County, TX
83
DeWitt County, TX
83
Palo Pinto County, TX
83
Wichita County, TX
80
Tom Green County, TX
77
Gonzales County, TX
76
Red River County, TX
76
Comanche County, TX
73
Cass County, TX
72
Lampasas County, TX
72
Montgomery County, TX
71
Van Zandt County, TX
71
Brazos County, TX
69
Caldwell County, TX
69
Houston County, TX
67
Austin County, TX
66
Gregg County, TX
65
Grimes County, TX
65
Lavaca County, TX
64
Bastrop County, TX
63
Cherokee County, TX
62
Wharton County, TX
61
Eastland County, TX
60
Hopkins County, TX
59
Brazoria County, TX
58
Hood County, TX
56
Clay County, TX
54
Coleman County, TX
54
Freestone County, TX
53
Rusk County, TX
53
Victoria County, TX
53
Jones County, TX
50
Bee County, TX
48
Nacogdoches County, TX
48
Burnet County, TX
47
Guadalupe County, TX
47
Wilbarger County, TX
47
Delta County, TX
45
Goliad County, TX
45
Potter County, TX
45
Val Verde County, TX
45
Camp County, TX
44
Hardin County, TX
43
Matagorda County, TX
43
Rockwall County, TX
43
Callahan County, TX
42
Hamilton County, TX
42
Upshur County, TX
42
Shelby County, TX
41
Webb County, TX
41
Hardeman County, TX
39
Mills County, TX
39
Wilson County, TX
39
Young County, TX
39
Henderson County, TX
38
Jackson County, TX
38
Leon County, TX
38
Uvalde County, TX
38
Tyler County, TX
36
Hale County, TX
34
McCulloch County, TX
34
Medina County, TX
34
Orange County, TX
34
Walker County, TX
34
Llano County, TX
33
Comal County, TX
32
San Patricio County, TX
32
Cameron County, TX
31
Donley County, TX
31
Lee County, TX
31
Mitchell County, TX
31
Runnels County, TX
31
Burleson County, TX
30
Kendall County, TX
30
Polk County, TX
30
San Saba County, TX
30
Waller County, TX
30
Jack County, TX
29
Marion County, TX
28
Angelina County, TX
27
Aransas County, TX
27
Haskell County, TX
27
Scurry County, TX
27
Titus County, TX
27
Trinity County, TX
27
Gillespie County, TX
26
Hall County, TX
26
Howard County, TX
26
Fort Bend County, TX
25
Liberty County, TX
24
Morris County, TX
24
Reeves County, TX
24
Coke County, TX
23
Panola County, TX
23
Cook County, IL
22
Mason County, TX
22
Midland County, TX
22
Wheeler County, TX
22
Madison County, TX
21
Archer County, TX
20
Childress County, TX
20
Jasper County, TX
20
Knox County, TX
20
Atascosa County, TX
19
Menard County, TX
19
Nolan County, TX
19
Karnes County, TX
18
Kerr County, TX
18
Armstrong County, TX
17
Collingsworth County, TX
17
Deaf Smith County, TX
17
Fisher County, TX
17
Ward County, TX
17
Lubbock County, TX
16
Baylor County, TX
15
Frio County, TX
15
La Salle County, TX
15
Sabine County, TX
15
Stephens County, TX
15
Swisher County, TX
15
Carson County, TX
14
Dallam County, TX
14
Floyd County, TX
14
Foard County, TX
14
Maverick County, TX
14
San Augustine County, TX
14
Sherman County, TX
14
Sutton County, TX
14
Blanco County, TX
13
Hemphill County, TX
13
Newton County, TX
13
Orleans Parish, LA
13
Gray County, TX
12
Hartley County, TX
12
Shackelford County, TX
12
Allegheny County, PA
11
Beadle County, SD
11
Briscoe County, TX
11
Calhoun County, TX
11
Chambers County, TX
11
Franklin County, TX
11
Presidio County, TX
11
Bandera County, TX
10
Caddo Parish, LA
10
Lipscomb County, TX
10
Crockett County, TX
9
Hidalgo County, TX
9
Jackson County, MO
9
Kinney County, TX
9
Refugio County, TX
9
Concho County, TX
8
Jim Wells County, TX
8
Kimble County, TX
8
Philadelphia County, PA
8
Rains County, TX
8
Somervell County, TX
8
Brewster County, TX
7
Cottle County, TX
7
Crosby County, TX
7
Live Oak County, TX
7
Lynn County, TX
7
Randall County, TX
7
Roberts County, TX
7
Starr County, TX
7
Stonewall County, TX
7
Hudson County, NJ
6
Ochiltree County, TX
6
Oldham County, TX
6
Pecos County, TX
6
Richland County, IL
6
San Jacinto County, TX
6
Sterling County, TX
6
Dickens County, TX
5
Kent County, TX
5
Los Angeles County, CA
5
Martin County, TX
5
Richmond County, NY
5
Borden County, TX
4
Dimmit County, TX
4
Essex County, NJ
4
Hamilton County, TN
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
Fulton County, GA
3
Gaines County, TX
3
Huron County, OH
3
Irion County, TX
3
Jeff Davis County, TX
3
Kalamazoo County, MI
3
King 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
Harvey County, KS
2
Jefferson County, AL
2
Kay County, OK
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
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
Jim Hogg County, TX
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
Ramsey County, MN
1
Rooks County, KS
1
Roosevelt County, NM
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
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

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