1850 Counties of  Texas

County Description Area in sq miles Courts held at Pop in 1850
Anderson eastern part, between Neches & Trinity rivers blank blank 2,884
Angelina easterly part, between Neches & Angelina rivers blank blank 1,165
Austin southern part, crossed by Brazos river blank blank 3,841
Bastrop in the southern part, crossed by Colorado river blank Bastrop 3,699
Bell no description blank Nolansville not given
Bowie northeast corner, between Red river & Sulphur Fork of same blank Boston 2,972
Brazoria southeast boundary, on the Gulf of Mexico, water by Brazos & San Bernard rivers blank Brazoria 4,841
Brazos southwest part, between Brazos & Navasoto rivers blank Booneville 614
Burleson southwest part, between Brazos and Yegua rivers blank Caldwell 2,613
Caldwell no description blank Lockhart 1,329
Cameron no location blank Brownsville not given
Cass east boundary, northeast side of Cypress river blank Linden 3,089
Cherokee eastern part, between Angelina & Neches rivers blank Rusk 5,057
Collin northern part not listed McKinney 1,973
Colorado southern part, crossed by Colorado river blank Columbus 2,257
Comal not listed blank chief town-New Braumfels 1,723
Dallas north part, water by Trinity river blank Dallas 2,743
Denton northern part blank Alton blank
De Witt southern part, crossed by Guadalupe river blank Cuerro 1,716
Ellis no description blank Waxahachie 989
Fannin northern boundary, Red river on the north blank Bonham blank
Fayette southern part, crossed by Colorado river not listed La Grange blank
Fort Bend southern part, crossed by Brazos river blank Richmond 2.377
Freestone central part, Trinity river on northeast blank Troy not listed
Galveston southern boundary, Galveston bay on east and Gulf of Mexico on south, includes Galveston Island blank Galveston 4,529
Gaudalupe no description blank Sequin 1,511
Gillespie no description blank Fredericksburgh 1,235
Goliad no description blank Goliad 648
Gonzales southern part, crossed by Guadelupe river blank Gonzales 1,492
Grayson northern boundary, Red river on the north blank Sherman 2,008
Grimes southern part, Navasoto & Brazos rivers on west blank Anderson 4,008
Harris southern part, Galveston bay on southeast, crossed by San Jacinto river blank Houston 4,668
Harrison eastern boundary blank Marshall 11,882
Henderson northern part, Trinity river on west blank Centreville 1,027
Hopkins northern part blank Tarrant 2,623
Houston eastern part, Trinity river on southwest & Neches on northeast not listed Crockett 2,721
Hunt northern part, Sabine river on south blank Greenville 1,520
Jackson southern part blank Texana 997
Jasper south eastern part, Neches river on west blank Jasper 3,546
Jefferson southeast corner on Gulf of Mexico, Sabine lake & river on east, crossed by Neches river blank Beaumont 1,836
Kaufman northern part blank Kaufman 1,047
Lamar northern boundary, Red river on north blank Paris 3,978
La Vaca southern part blank Peterburgh 2,608
Leon central part blank Leona 1,946
Liberty south part, Galveston bay on south, crossed by Trinity river blank Liberty 2,522
Limestone central part blank Springfield 2,520
Matagorda south part, Matagorda bay and Gulf of Mexico on the south, crossed by Colorado river blank Matagorda 2,124
Medina no description blank Castroville 909
Milan central part, Brazos river on northeast blank Cameron 2,907
Montgomery southern part blank Montgomery 2,384
Nacogdoches eastern part blank Nacogdoches 5,192
Navarro central part, between Trinity river on east & Brazos on the west blank Corsicana 3,843
Newton east boundary, Sabine river on east blank Burkville 1,681
Nueces southern part blank Corpus Christi 698
Polk south eastern part, crossed by Trinity river blank Livingston 2,106
Red River northern boundary, Red river on northeast blank Clarkesville 3,906
Refugio no description blank Refugio 248
Rusk in east part, Sabine river on north blank Henderson 8,148
Sabine on east boundary, Sabine river on east blank Milan 2,498
San Augustine east part blank San Augustin 3,647
San Patricio no description blank San Patricio 200
Shelby on east boundary, Sabine river on east blank Shelbyville 4,239
Smith no descripton blank blank 4,292
Starr in western part, on Rio Grande del Norte blank blank about 2,000
Titus no description blank blank 3,636
Travis central part, crossed by Colorado river blank AUstin 3,138
Tyler in southeast part, Neches river on east blank Woodville 1,894
Upshur northeast part, Sabine river on southwest blank Gilmer 3,394
Van Zant no description blank Jordan's Saline 1,138
Victoria no description blank Victoria 1,448
Walker toward east part, Trinity river on northeast blank Huntsville 3,964
Webb on southwest boundary, on Rio Grande blank Laredo not listed
Wharton in south part, crossed by Colorado river blank Wharton 1,752

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