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Washington County, Texas

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

The county was created in 1835 as a municipality of Mexico and organized as a county in 1837. It is named for George Washington, the first president of the United States.

Washington-on-the-Brazos in the county is notable as the site of the signing of the Texas Declaration of Independence during the Convention of 1836. Reflecting the county's history as a destination of mid-19th-century German immigrants who came after the 1848 German revolutions.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Communities

Ayres | Berlin | Brenham (County Seat) | Burton | Cedar Creek | Chappell Hill | Coles Settlement | Gay Hill | Goodwill | Greenvine | Independence | Latium | Mt. Vernon | Muellersville | Phillipsburg | Prairie Hill | Quarry | Rehburg | Rock Island | Salem | Tigertown | Washington-on-the-Brazos | William Penn | Winklemann | Yegua | Zionville



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places