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- from the Texas Declaration of Independence, 2 March 1836
 


TXGenWeb Counties - E 

In 1821, the year Mexico gained independence from Spain,
Stephen F. Austin received permission to settle a colony of 300 families in southeast Texas.

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County Date
Formed
Parent County County Seat Contact
Eastland 1858 Bosque, Coryell, Travis Eastland Tim Self
Barbara Peck
Ector 1887 Tom Green Odessa Jane Colmenares
Edwards 1858 Bexar Rocksprings Gayle Triller
El Paso 1850 Bexar El Paso Lillian Trujillo
Ellis 1849 Navarro Waxahachie Sylvia Smith
Encinal 1856 - But never organized
**History**
1899 Incorporated into Webb County **** ****
Erath 1856 Bosque, Coryell Stephenville Linda Blum-Barton

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