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Houston County, Texas

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Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Houston County, Texas.

It is not to be confused with the city of Houston in Harris County."

Houston County was the first new county created under the 9-year Republic of Texas on June 12, 1837. It was named for Sam Houston, President of the Republic of Texas and Governor of Texas.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Towns

  • Antioch
  • Coltharp
  • Crockett (County Seat)
  • Elkins
  • Grapeland
  • Kennard
  • Latexo
  • Lovelady
  • Pearson's Chapel

Other Communities: Allen Chapel, Arbor Grove, Ash, Augusta, Austonio, Belott, Burrantown, Center Grove, Center Hill, Cooper, Creek, Cut, Germany, Holly, Hopewell, Mapleton, Mound City (part), Mount Vernon, Pennington, (part), Porter Springs, Ratcliff, Refuge, San Pedro, Sand Ridge, Shady Grove, Smith Grove, Tadmor, Volga, Weches and Weldon



Davy Crockett Nat'l Forest (part)

Mary Allen Seminary

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