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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.

Source: Texascourthouses.com


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Website Updates:
Aug 2016: Visiting News: MCCALL, JONES
Jun 2016: County Records: 1916 County Officers
Mar 2016: World War I Draft Registration Cards: BAILEY, BALLARD, BARTON, BASS, BEST, BLACKSHEAR, BOHNER
Dec 2015: Bios: LYNN, SIMMONS; World War I Draft Registration Cards: ANDERSON, ARMSTRONG, ATCHISON, AVERY
Sept 2015: 1910 - 1913 Births; Bio: CRAWFORD
Jun 2015: WWI Draft Registration Cards for OSCAR ANDERSON, JOHN ALEXANDER
Mar 2015: Weather News; Sick List News; GIBSON, MORGAN; Death News: MCLAURIN; Calamity News; School House fire; Married News: GOSE, SAYERS; Crime News; COOK, Fight with Thieves; Visiting News: ARNETT, HALSEY, SPRINGER, GIBSON, SHOOK, LASATER, LEE, FORSYTHE, SWEARINGEN

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