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HASKELL COUNTY, TEXAS

33 10' 48" N, 99 43' 48" W (33.18, -99.73)
Population: 5,681 Est. (2016) 5,899 (2010)
Total area: 910 square miles (2,400 km2)
903 square miles (2,340 km2) land
7.1 square miles (18 km2) water

Haskell County Topics

  • History
  • Town List
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  • Haskell County TX
    Contiguous Counties:
    Knox County (N) Throckmorton County (E) Shackelford County (SE) Jones County (S) Stonewall County (W) Baylor County (NE) King County (NW)

    Haskell County History

    1936 Texas Centennial Marker - On US 277, Courthouse Square, Haskell

    HASKELL COUNTY

    Created February 1, 1858.
    Recreated August 21, 1876.
    Organized January 13, 1885.

    Named in honor of Charles Ready Haskell, 1817-1836. A Tennesseean who was shot with Fannin in the massacre at Goliad.

    Haskell, the county seat.
    Crossed by Capt. R.B. Marcy in surveying a route to California in 1849.
    First settlement at
    Haskell, 1882.

    Haskell County Courthouse
    Texas - Haskell County Courthouse
    Haskell County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Haskell 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 - Haskell
    Book area Hotels - Abilene Hotels
  • Ample ghost town
  • Haskell county seat
  • Irby
  • Jud
  • O'Brien
  • Rochester
  • Rule
  • Sagerton
  • Stamford
  • Weinert

  • Haskell County Vintage Maps
    Haskell County TX 1907 postal map
    From 1907 Texas state (postal) map #2090 showing Haskell County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Haskell County 1920s Map
    From 1920 Texas state map #10749 showing Haskell County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Haskell County 1940s Map
    From 1940 Texas state map #4335 showing Haskell County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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