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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:
September 2016: WWII Misc info: C
ates
Septmeber 2016:
WWI Misc Info:
Cates
September 2016:
Calamity: B
urrus
September 2016:
Idalou Cemetery:
Bratcher
September 2016:
Resthaven Memorial Park:
Bales, Brown, Ledbetter, Nunley, Poston, Sharrell,
September 2016:
P
eaceful Gardens Memorial Park: James Ledbetter
September 2016:
City of Lubbock Cemetery: Brassfield, Cate, Aaron, Abbe, Abbott, Atkins, Benson, Bivins, Boyd, Brackin, Brown, Burton, Carmichael, Cates, Collins, Dean, Faulk, Fisher, Gentry, Gholson, Groves, Hamm, Haynes, Holley, Jenkin, Jennings, Johnson, Joplin, Lane, McAllister, McGee, Nunley, Penney, Powell, Rush, Sheek, Silbert, Simmons, Slaton, Smith, Snyder, Stubblefield, Swenson, Taylor, Vance, Wilkinson, Wilson, Wolffarth,
September 2016:
Updated cemteries page, Created new City of Lubbock Cemetery Page, New Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park Page, New Idalou Cemetery Page, New WWI Miscelanious info page, New WWII Miscelanious info page
September 2016:
Death Notices & Obituaries: Alvin, Brown, Cantu, Crawford, Copp, Creighton, Hinkle, Ledbetter
September 2016:
Marriages:
Clark, Custis-Outhouse,
September 2016:
Probates:
Kempner
September 2016:
Sick list: Sampson (Simpson)
August 2016:
Community: K
ennedy & Sons-Railroad coming to Lubbock, Parents Take Notice-Lubbock Public School
August 2016:
Births:
Penney, Windell
August 2016: Community: Griswald, Packerson,
Penney
August 2016: Court:
Alexander vs. Grollman,
August 2016: Deaths/Obits: Penney
August 2016: Marriages: Burford-Kirkpatrick, Jordan-McCullough, Lutrick-Pipckin,
August 2016: Sicklist: Baldwin,
Bean, Britting, Lanham, Houston, Powell, Rantz,
August 2016: Visitors:
Mrs. Luther Dale
 
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