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Comanche County was organized from portions of Coryell and Bosque Counties on May 17,1856, and named for a tribe of Indians.The first county seat of the county was at the settlement of Troy, which was later renamed Cora in honor of  Cora Beeman daughter of Alonzo Beeman of Bell County. The County seat was  was then moved in July 18, 1859 to Comanche. Among the first white settlers to venture into Comanche county in the early part of 1850's was the Mercer, Collier, Tuggle, Oaks, and Holmsley families. Among the first permanent settlers of comanche county were Asa Reed, Charles C Campbell, F. M Cross. The birth of Katie Campbell, daughter of Charles C. Campbell is recorded as the first white birth of Comanche county recorded as September 20, 1855.

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Surrounding Counties

Erath County (northeast)
Hamilton County (southeast)
Mills County (south)
Brown County (southwest)
Eastland County (northwest)

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