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STEPHENS COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Stephens County History

    STEPHENS COUNTY
    Created as Buchanan County January 22, 1858;
    Organized September 20, 1860;
    Name changed to Stephens December 17, 1861;
    Named in honor of Alexander H. Stephens 1812-1883; Vice-President of the Confederate States;
    Breckenridge, The County Seat.

    Stephens County Courthouse
    Stephens County Courthouse
    Stephens County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Stephens 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 -  Breckenridge
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  • La Casa ghost town
  • Stephens County Texas 1907 map
    Stephens County 1907 Postal Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Stephens County Texas 1920s map
    Stephens County 1920s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Stephens County Texas 1940s map
    Stephens County 1940s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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