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PRESIDIO COUNTY, TEXAS

30 0' 0" N, 104 13' 48" W (30, -104.23)

Presidio County Topics

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  • Presidio County TX
    Contiguous Counties:
    Hudspeth County (NW) Jeff Davis County (N) Brewster County (E) Manuel Benavides Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico (S) Ojinaga Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico (SW) Guadalupe Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico (W)

    Presidio County History

    (1936 Texas Centennial Marker)

    PRESIDIO COUNTY

    Formed from Bexar County
    created January 3, 1850,
    organized March 13, 1875.
    So named for the early "Fortress garrisoned by soldiers."
    Erected for the protection of the Big Bend missions.
    County seat Fort Davis, 1875, Marfa, since 1885. (1936)


    Presidio County Courthouse
    Texas Presidio County Courthouse
    Presidio County Courthouse
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    Presidio 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 - Marfa
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  • Adobes ghost town
  • Buena Suerte ghost town
  • Candelaria ghost town
  • Casa Piedra ghost town
  • Fort Holland ghost town
  • Marfa County Seat
  • Plata ghost town
  • Presidio
  • Redford
  • Ruidosa ghost town
  • Shafter ghost town
  • Tinaja ghost town

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


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