Texas Historical Commission

Texas Historical Commission (THC) contributes its quarterly publication The Medallion containing articles about historic sites, preservation issues, and heritage tourism opportunities in Texas, as well as organizational and related news. Published in full color, The Medallion’s engaging photos and appealing graphics bolster the magazine's impact in Texas’ preservation community. Produced by the THC’s Public Information & Education Division, the magazine features articles generated and written by THC staff.

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) is the state agency for historic preservation. THC staff consults with citizens and organizations to preserve Texas' architectural, archeological, and cultural landmarks. The agency is recognized nationally for its preservation programs.

The THC is composed of 17 citizen members appointed by the governor to staggered six-year terms. The agency employs about 173 people who work in various fields, including archeology, architecture, history, economic development, heritage tourism, public administration, and urban planning.

The Texas State Legislature established the agency in 1953 as the Texas State Historical Survey Committee with the task to identify important historic sites across the state. The Texas Legislature changed the agency's name to the Texas Historical Commission in 1973. Along with the name change came more protective powers, an expanded leadership ...

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Contact

Heather McBride

512.463.7096

heather.mcbride@thc.state.tx.us

Address

Texas Historical Commission
P.O. Box 12276
Austin, Texas 78711

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Description

Texas Historical Commission (THC) contributes its quarterly publication The Medallion containing articles about historic sites, preservation issues, and heritage tourism opportunities in Texas, as well as organizational and related news. Published in full color, The Medallion’s engaging photos and appealing graphics bolster the magazine's impact in Texas’ preservation community. Produced by the THC’s Public Information & Education Division, the magazine features articles generated and written by THC staff.

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) is the state agency for historic preservation. THC staff consults with citizens and organizations to preserve Texas' architectural, archeological, and cultural landmarks. The agency is recognized nationally for its preservation programs.

The THC is composed of 17 citizen members appointed by the governor to staggered six-year terms. The agency employs about 173 people who work in various fields, including archeology, architecture, history, economic development, heritage tourism, public administration, and urban planning.

The Texas State Legislature established the agency in 1953 as the Texas State Historical Survey Committee with the task to identify important historic sites across the state. The Texas Legislature changed the agency's name to the Texas Historical Commission in 1973. Along with the name change came more protective powers, an expanded leadership role, and broader educational responsibilities.

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Counties

Travis County, TX
3,227
Galveston County, TX
1,997
Bexar County, TX
1,567
Gillespie County, TX
923
Fayette County, TX
900
Kendall County, TX
845
Comal County, TX
831
Williamson County, TX
706
Bastrop County, TX
670
Harris County, TX
645
Cameron County, TX
640
Guadalupe County, TX
588
Harrison County, TX
581
Mason County, TX
560
El Paso County, TX
546
Colorado County, TX
545
Dallas County, TX
528
Medina County, TX
496
Washington County, TX
485
Tom Green County, TX
460
Bandera County, TX
398
Starr County, TX
367
Webb County, TX
349
Hays County, TX
346
Bosque County, TX
326
Brazoria County, TX
320
Liberty County, TX
301
DeWitt County, TX
295
Fort Bend County, TX
294
Taylor County, TX
288
Ellis County, TX
269
Presidio County, TX
266
Bowie County, TX
265
Austin County, TX
259
Caldwell County, TX
242
Victoria County, TX
241
Burnet County, TX
240
Tarrant County, TX
240
Val Verde County, TX
233
Goliad County, TX
229
McLennan County, TX
225
Gonzales County, TX
211
Marion County, TX
206
Nacogdoches County, TX
202
Nueces County, TX
200
Johnson County, TX
195
Lavaca County, TX
193
Robertson County, TX
180
Kerr County, TX
177
Kaufman County, TX
171
Brewster County, TX
169
Matagorda County, TX
167
Hidalgo County, TX
164
Kinney County, TX
164
Fannin County, TX
153
Blanco County, TX
149
Lampasas County, TX
146
Bee County, TX
144
Uvalde County, TX
142
Hood County, TX
139
Cherokee County, TX
137
San Augustine County, TX
136
Grimes County, TX
135
Bell County, TX
128
Smith County, TX
125
Wilson County, TX
121
Menard County, TX
120
Potter County, TX
120
Randall County, TX
115
Anderson County, TX
113
Zapata County, TX
113
Houston County, TX
110
McCulloch County, TX
106
Pecos County, TX
105
Shackelford County, TX
103
Wharton County, TX
101
Parker County, TX
99
Jefferson County, TX
97
Aransas County, TX
95
Karnes County, TX
95
Chambers County, TX
90
Crockett County, TX
83
Kimble County, TX
83
Llano County, TX
83
Jeff Davis County, TX
82
Cooke County, TX
74
Montgomery County, TX
74
Maverick County, TX
73
Brown County, TX
69
Jasper County, TX
67
Refugio County, TX
67
Wood County, TX
66
Hopkins County, TX
65
Jackson County, TX
63
Gregg County, TX
60
Denton County, TX
57
Burleson County, TX
54
Rusk County, TX
52
Culberson County, TX
50
Grayson County, TX
49
Hill County, TX
48
Terrell County, TX
48
Tyler County, TX
44
Oldham County, TX
41
Sabine County, TX
40
Martin County, TX
38
Kleberg County, TX
37
Lamar County, TX
36
Throckmorton County, TX
36
Kenedy County, TX
35
Panola County, TX
35
Red River County, TX
35
Collin County, TX
34
Jack County, TX
34
Wise County, TX
34
Midland County, TX
32
Dimmit County, TX
31
Eastland County, TX
30
Hudspeth County, TX
29
Runnels County, TX
29
Waller County, TX
29
Coke County, TX
28
La Salle County, TX
28
Somervell County, TX
28
Edwards County, TX
27
Live Oak County, TX
27
Clay County, TX
26
Hutchinson County, TX
26
Upshur County, TX
26
Cass County, TX
25
San Jacinto County, TX
25
Van Zandt County, TX
25
Limestone County, TX
23
Sutton County, TX
23
Montague County, TX
22
Orange County, TX
21
Newton County, TX
20
Coryell County, TX
19
Donley County, TX
19
Walker County, TX
19
Briscoe County, TX
18
Frio County, TX
18
Garza County, TX
18
Motley County, TX
18
Brooks County, TX
17
Lubbock County, TX
17
Hamilton County, TX
16
Jim Hogg County, TX
16
Jones County, TX
16
Hardin County, TX
15
Shelby County, TX
15
Ward County, TX
15
Calhoun County, TX
14
Erath County, TX
14
Foard County, TX
14
San Patricio County, TX
14
Camp County, TX
12
Glasscock County, TX
12
Lee County, TX
12
Navarro County, TX
12
Franklin County, TX
11
Hartley County, TX
11
Milam County, TX
11
San Saba County, TX
11
Willacy County, TX
11
Howard County, TX
10
Mills County, TX
10
Reagan County, TX
10
Sterling County, TX
10
Upton County, TX
10
Winkler County, TX
10
Brazos County, TX
9
Ector County, TX
9
Kent County, TX
9
Carson County, TX
8
Concho County, TX
8
Hardeman County, TX
8
Hunt County, TX
8
Real County, TX
8
Comanche County, TX
7
Crosby County, TX
7
Deaf Smith County, TX
7
Dickens County, TX
7
Hall County, TX
7
Hemphill County, TX
7
Irion County, TX
7
Jim Wells County, TX
7
Leon County, TX
7
Madison County, TX
7
McMullen County, TX
7
Reeves County, TX
7
Falls County, TX
6
Loving County, TX
6
Mitchell County, TX
6
Borden County, TX
5
Crane County, TX
5
Henderson County, TX
5
Palo Pinto County, TX
5
Stonewall County, TX
5
Trinity County, TX
5
Wichita County, TX
5
Wilbarger County, TX
5
Atascosa County, TX
4
Callahan County, TX
4
Floyd County, TX
4
Morris County, TX
4
Nolan County, TX
4
Armstrong County, TX
3
Young County, TX
3
Andrews County, TX
2
Angelina County, TX
2
Haskell County, TX
1