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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 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.
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* Abernathy * Buffalo Springs * Idalou * Lubbock * New Deal * Ransom Canyon * Reese Center * Shallowater * Slaton * Wolfforth *
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- Website Updates:
July 2016: NEW PAGE: World News
July 2016: Criminal: Harvey Jones, H. V. Savage
July 2016: Calamity News: Fred Greening
July 2016: Notice in Probate: Estate of Ola Mauvoreen Groves
July 2016: Community News: A 1922 Platform for Lubbock, President Woodrow Wilson's fame lives
July 2016: Sick list: Adams, Brock, Brown, Copp, Davis, Delvins, Idalou school, Hardesty, Redman, Rev. Russell, Sanders, Turner
July 2016: Marriages: Cock-Easter, Johnson-Wagnon, McClure-Abbott, Miller-Arnett, Northern-Millsap, Stambough-Dalgreen,Tannerhill-Knotts,
July 2016: Births: Wheelock baby girl, Danielle Rebecca Cate
July 2016: Obituaries & Death Notices: Baker, Bales, Barnett (Bales), Crowder (Cotton), Flencher, Jeffries, Pilley, Wallace
July 2016: This sight is hosted by Danielle Swiney
June 2016: County Records: 1916 County OfficersMarch 2016: World War I Honor Roll
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