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Fayette County, Texas

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  • Ottilia "Tillie" Adkins (1929 - 2021)
    Obituary: Ottilia “Tillie” Tekla Josephine Ohnheiser Adkins, died peacefully on February 3, 2021, in Tallahassee, Florida. She was 91 years old. Tillie was born April 7, 1929, in Schulenburg, Texas, ...
  • Reverend Malcolm M. Gwin (1806 - 1885)
    Biography== Reverend Malcolm M. Gwin was born on January 22, 1806, in Williamson, TN, United States. His father was William Harper Gwin . Malcolm married Mary Elizabeth "Polly" Gwin . Together they had...
  • Alfred Henry Kahl (1898 - 1968)
    Alfred Henry Kahl, 63, passed away September 16, 1968 in Vernon, Texas after a lengthy illness. He was born August 11, 1898 in Fayette County, Texas to Gus and Anna Schuette Kahl. He was one of 9 child...
  • Irvin Louis Kahl (1896 - 1977)
    Irvin Kahl passed away July 1977 in Cut Off, Louisiana. He was born to Gus and Anna Schuette Kahl in Lafayette County, Texas on October 24, 1896. He was one of 8 children. He married Tressie Dawson on ...
  • Louis Fredrich Miller (1890 - 1973)

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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