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Fayette County, Texas

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  • Bernadette Henri Svoboda (1928 - 1994)
    Daughter of Henry A. and Agnes Pratka Janacek. Married Henry Albert Svoboda.
  • Col William Felton Upton (1839 - 1891)
    Felton Upton, early Schulenburg settler and Texas legislator, was born on August 31, 1832, near Winchester, Franklin County, Tennessee, the son of John and Ann (Cunningham) Upton. In 1853 he moved to T...
  • Aurelia L. Bartosh (1896 - 1971)
  • Augusta Marie Danuheim-Condon (1889 - 1936)
    Father's Name: Henry Schuette Father's Birthplace: Mother's Name: Forester "Texas, Marriages, 1837-1973" Name: James Condon Spouse's Name: Augusta Danuheim Event Date: 10 Sep 1914 Event Place: , Wilba...
  • Adeline "Della" Laqua (1912 - 2002)

Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Fayette County, Texas.

Official Website

Fayette County was established in 1837 from land given by Bastrop and Colorado Counties. It is named for the Marquis de Lafayette, a French nobleman who became an American Revolutionary War hero. It is the location of the real Chicken Ranch, which was the basis of the musical play and feature film The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Towns

  • Biegel (Ghost Town)
  • Blackjack Springs (Ghost Town)
  • Bluff (Ghost Town)
  • Carmine
  • Fayetteville
  • Flatonia
  • Gay Hill (Ghost Town)
  • Haw Creek (Ghost Town)
  • La Grange (County Seat)
  • Pin Oak (Ghost Town)
  • Round Top
  • Schulenburg
  • Stella (Ghost Town)

Other Communities: Ammannsville, Armstrong, Bethany, Bridge Valley, Buckner's Creek, Burnham's Crossing, Cedar, Cistern, Colony, Dubina, Ellinger, Elm Grove, Engle, Floy, Ford's Prairie, Franke, Freyburg, Halsted, High Hill, Holman, Hostyn, Indian Creek, Ingram's Prairie, Joiner, Kirtley, Kocicina, Ledbetter, Lena, Leevan, Lewis Settlement, Live Oak Hill, Lyons, Manton Spring, Marly, Mecklenburg, Middle Creek, Miller's Station, Moravan, Muldoon, Mullins Prairie, Nassau, Navidad, Nechanitz, O'Quinn, Oldenburg, Orizaba, Oso, Park, Pecan, Pine Springs, Plum, Praha (formerly Mulberry), Prairie Valley, Rabbs Prairie, Rek Hill, Rocky Ridge, Ross Prairie, Roznov, Rutersville, St. John, Scott, Sedan, Stellar, Swiss Alp, Tamberg, Toledo, Waldeck, Walhalla, Warda, Warrenton, Wendt, West Point, Willow Springs, Winchester, Winedale, Wood's Fort, Wursten and Zapalac



Cummins Creek Bridge

FC Courthouse and Jail

The Dawson Massacre & Black Bean Episode

Nativity of Mary, Blessed Virgin Catholic Church

The Hugo Zapp Building

Nassau Plantation

The Chicken Ranch