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King County Texas
Created from Fannin County in 1876 and organized in 1891. Named for William King. Area of 928 square miles. Situated in Northwest Texas. The greater part of the surface is rolling prairie and the soil a rich sandy loam. The county has several streams. Surface water is impregnated with gypsum, but good water can be had at a depth of about 60 feet. Most of the county is given over to stock raising, but within recent years, farming has become one of the occupations. Guthrie, the county seat, is reached by stage line from Benjamin.Photo by Billy Hathorn CC BY-SA 3.0King County Courthouse
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Jul 2018: Death News: MARTIN, UPTON; Weather News: tornado, DUREN, BURNETT, DAVIS; Marriage News: TURNER, MARKHAMApr 2018: Weather news; Visiting News: LASATERSept 2017: Website updated and pages are mobile friendlyMay 2017: County Records: 1900 Fugitives from JusticeAug 2016: Visiting News: MCCALL, JONESJun 2016: County Records: 1916 County OfficersMar 2016: World War I Draft Registration Cards: BAILEY, BALLARD, BARTON, BASS, BEST, BLACKSHEAR, BOHNER
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