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Johnson County, Texas

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

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Johnson County was created in 1854 and was named for Middleton Johnson, a Texas Ranger, soldier, and politician. The first settler of Johnson County was Henry Briden, who built a log cabin on the Nolan River in 1849. His log cabin still exists, and can be seen along State Highway 174 in Rio Vista, Texas.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns & Communities

  • Alvarado
  • Briaroaks
  • Burleson (part)
  • Cleburne (County Seat)
  • Coyote Flats
  • Cresson (part)
  • Cross Timber
  • Crowley (part)
  • Egan
  • Godley
  • Grandview
  • Joshua
  • Keene
  • Lillian
  • Mansfield (part)
  • Marystown
  • Rio Vista
  • Sand Flat
  • Venus (part)



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