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GONZALES COUNTY, TEXAS

29 27' 0" N, 97 29' 24" W (29.45, -97.49)
Population: 20,876 est. (2016) 19,807 (2010)
Total area: 1,070 square miles (2,800 km2)
1,067 square miles (2,760 km2) land
3.2 square miles (8.3 km2) water

Gonzales County Topics

  • Town List
  • History
  • Parks & Rivers
  • Vintage Maps
  • Gonzales County TX
    Contiguous Counties:
    Fayette County (NE) Lavaca County (E) Dewitt County (SE) Karnes County (SW) Wilson County (SW) Guadalupe County (W) Caldwell County (NW)

    Gonzales County History

    Created in 1836
    Organized in 1837
    Named for county seat - the city of Gonzales

    Gonzales County Courthouse

    Former Gonzales County Jail
    Texas Gonzales County Courthouse
    Gonzales County Courthouse
    National Register of Historic Places
    Photo courtesy TXDoT

    Gonzales County Town List

    Cities, Towns & Ghost Towns: History, attractions, landmarks, architecture, monuments, museums, cemeteries, bridges, parks, vintage & contemporary images, area destinations, hotels, and forum.

    County Seat - Gonzales
    Book Hotel Here - Gonzales Hotels
  • Albuquerque ghost town
  • Bebe
  • Belmont ghost town
  • Cheapside ghost town
  • Cost
  • Cranz
  • Dewville ghost town
  • Gonzales County Seat
  • Harwood
  • Hermis ghost town
  • Hickston
  • Hopkinsville ghost town
  • Leesville
  • Little New York
  • Monthalia
  • Nickel ghost town
  • Nixon
  • Oak Forest
  • Ottine ghost town
  • Saturn ghost town
  • Sedan ghost town
  • Smiley
  • Waelder
  • Wrightsboro ghost town

  • Parks & Rivers
  • Palmetto State Park
  • Guadalupe River

  • Gonzales County Vintage Maps
    TX  Gonzales  County 1907 Postal Map
    Gonzales County 1907 postal map
    From Texas state map #2090
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX  Gonzales  County 1920s Map
    Gonzales County 1920s map
    From Texas state map #10749
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX  Gonzales  County 1920s Map
    Gonzales County 1940s map
    From Texas state map #4335
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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