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

The legislature of the Republic of Texas authorized Leon County in 1846 and named it in honor of Martín de León, the founder of Victoria, Texas. However, local tradition holds that it is named for a yellow wolf of the region commonly called the león (Spanish for lion).

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Buffalo | Centerville (County Seat) | Concord | Corinth | Egypt | Eunice | Flynn | Guy's Store | Hilltop Lakes | Hopewell | Jewett | Leona | Marquez | Newby | Normangee (part) | Oakwood (part) | Red Branch | Robbins | Vanetia | Wealthy



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