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Andrews County, Texas United States of America

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Andrews County, Texas

This project is for those who were born, lived, and died in Andrews County, Texas


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Namesakes: Andrews County was named in honor of the first casualty of the Texas Revolution, Richard Andrews. Richard Andrews was Killed in Action during the Battle of Concepcion on 28 October 1835.

History and Historical Timeline

11,000 to 1875 - Indigenous American Indians including Apache and Comanche until the U.S. Army campaigns of 1875 (also known as the Texas-Indian Wars).

1876 - The County was created from Bexar Territory

1900 - Ranching developed

1910 - Andrews County organized

1940s - Oil boom

Andrews County Notables