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Lubbock County Texas

The county of Lubbock was founded in 1876, named after Thomas Saltus Lubbock, a Confederate colonel and founder of the Texas Rangers.

The town of Lubbock was not founded until 1890, when it was formed from a unique merger arrangement between two smaller towns, "Old Lubbock" and Monterey.

lubbock court house

Lubbock County is one of the oldest inhabited places in the state, if not the oldest. In the northern part of the city of Lubbock is the archeological site known as the Lubbock Lake Site, the first archeological site in Texas to be entered on the National Register of Historic Places.  There, in Yellow House Canyon, preserved in the twenty-foot wall of a dry lakebed, lies one of the very few known records of human habitation in Texas reaching back uninterrupted for at least 12,000 years.

 

 CITIES AND TOWNS

 *  Abernathy  *  Buffalo Springs  *  Idalou  *  Lubbock  *  New Deal  *  Ransom Canyon  *  Reese Center  *  Shallowater  *  Slaton  *  Wolfforth  *

   

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Website Updates:
June 2017: Added Page: Military Korean Misc Info: Steffens
June 2017:
Added Page: Military Vietnam Misc Info: Graves
June 2017:
Military WWII Misc Info: S
anders,
June 2017:
Englewood Cemetery:
Aguirre, Bownds, Cooper, Gibson, Graves, Hargrave, Herrin, Kivlehem, Laureles, McCormick, McDaniels, Mize, Quintero, Reed, Richardson, Rodriguez, Saage, Sander, Stargel, Steffens, Urias, Vaughon
June 2017:
Obituaries:
Gibson, Gilbert
 
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