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Gregg County Texas

Created in 1873, it is named for John Gregg, a Confederate General killed in action during the Civil War.
Its county seat is Longview.

When Gregg County was created it first consisted of approximately 143 square miles taken from Upshur County, and the Sabine River was its southern boundary. In April of 1874 about 141 square miles south of the Sabine River in Rusk County was added to Gregg County.


* Clarksville City * Easton (part in Rusk County) *  Elderville (part in Rusk County) * 
Gladewater (part in Upshur County) * Judson *  Kilgore (part in Rusk County)  * Lakeport  *  Liberty City (uninc.) * Longview (part in Harrison County) *  Warren City (part in Upshur County) *  White Oak  *


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Website Updates:
Sept 2016: Death Notice: RUNNION; Calamity News; Visiting News: KEENER
Jun 2016: County Records: 1916 County Officers; Obits: CROWDER - Submitted by Danielle Swiney
Mar 2016: World War 1 Honor Roll
Dec 2015: Bios: CAMPBELL; 1888 County Officers
Sept 2015: 1903 - 1910 Births
Jun 2015: News: Newspapers of Gregg County
Mar 2015: Death News: DECKARD, REESE, LANE, RENFRO; Crime News: BRUTON charged with shooting; Killing at Sawmill, LIVSEY; Visiting News: LITTLE, TUTTLE, WILKES, ROBISON; Marriage News: HART, FLORENCE, WOOD, COLLINS, WASKOM, MOONEY, CRIM, BIRDWELL; Calamity News: Heavy Fire Loss at Longview; Community News: child found old Spanish coins; Weather News

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