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Henderson County, Texas

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  • Pvt. John Walton Tinkle, (CSA) (1831 - 1883)
    John Walton Tinkle Civil War Veteran Mar 29, 1831 - Nov 30, 1883 Enlisted from Henderson County, TX with Texas Troops Wife: Mary Jane Davis Tinkle (married 30 June 1850) Son of: John M Tinkle 1799-1862...
  • Clayborn Taylor Carnes (1895 - 1974)
  • Allen A. Mangham (1911 - 2003)
    MANGHAM, ALLEN of Kaufman, Texas born on August 1, 1911 and passed away on July 26, 2003 in Athens. Services will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, July 29, 2003 at the Anderson Clayton Brothers Chapel in Kaufman, ...
  • Daniel Andrew Coleman (1849 - 1901)
  • Peta Nocona, Comanche Chief (c.1819 - 1864)
    Nocona (b. ? - d. 1864?) was a Native American chief who led the Noconi Comanches in Texas from the 1830s to 1860. He was the son of the infamous Comanche chief Iron Jacket and father of chief Quanah P...

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Henderson County was established in 1846 and named in honor of James Pinckney Henderson, the first attorney general of the Republic of Texas, and secretary of state for the republic. He later served as the first governor of Texas.

Adjacent Counties


  • Athens (County Seat)
  • Brownsboro
  • Chandler
  • Eustace
  • Gun Barrel City
  • Log Cabin
  • Malakoff
  • Moore Station
  • Murchison
  • Seven Points (part)
  • Star Harbor
  • Tool
  • Trinidad

Other Towns & Communities: Aley, Antioch, Baxter, Bethel, Berryville, Big Rock, Buffalo, Caney City, Centreville, Coffee City, Corinth, Crescent Heights, Cross Roads, Dauphin, Enchanted Oaks, Evelyn, Fincastle, Harmony, LaRue, Leagueville, Mabank (part), Mankin, New Hope, Opelika, Pauline, Payne Springs, Pickens, Pine Grove, Poyner, Ruth Springs, Shady Oaks, Stockard, Sumer Hill, Union Hill and Virginia Hill



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