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Gregg County is in East 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.

Cities and Towns
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:
Feb 2014:  bio for STANSBURY
Jan 2014:  death records; 1883 pensioners; obits for PROUD, LINDSEY
Nov 2013:  bio for WOOD
Oct 2013:  Crime news re:  LANE, FRASHER and other non-specific stories;  BROWN obit;  Legal newspaper notice for STANSBURY



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