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Medina County Texas
Medina County is immediately west of Bexar County in southwest Texas. It was created from Bexar County and organized on August 7, 1848. The earliest settlement in Medina county was Castroville which was founded in 1844. Quihi was settled in 1845, followed by Vandenburg and New Fountain in 1846 and D'Hanis in 1848. The original county seat was Castroville, but it was moved to Hondo in 1892.
CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES
* Castroville * Devine * Hondo (county seat) * LaCoste * Lytle (partial) *
* Natalia * San Antonio (partial) * D'Hanis * Lake Medina Shores *
* Dunlay * Mico * Pearson * Rio Medina * Yancey *
* New Fountain * Quihi * Vandenburg, abandoned for New Fountain in 1846 *
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- Website Updates:Jan 2017: Visiting News: EARNEST, MERRIMAN, WARD, DARBY, BRIEDEN, SCHERRER, LACY, WOOLS, RAGLAND, METZGER, BROWN, JONESOct 2016: Queries: CARMICHAEL - Submitted by Dawn GrayAug 2016: County Records: 1891 Fugitives from JusticeMay 2016: County Records: 1916 County OfficersApr 2016: Website updated and now all pages are mobile friendly
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