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Comanche County Texas

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  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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COMANCHE COUNTY COURTHOUSE

CITIES, TOWNS,  AND POPULATED PLACES

* Comanche (county seat) * De Leon * Gustine * Beattie * Comyn * Downing * Duster * Energy * Hasse *
* Lamkin * Newburg * Proctor * Promontory Park * Rucker * Sidney * Sipe Springs * Vandyke *
 
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*Cora * Mercer's Gap * Suez*
 

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Website Updates:
Jan 2018: Website redecorated and pages are mobile friendly; Marriage News: BRYSON, MARTIN; Visiting News: MCMURRAY, ROBERTSON, CURRY, HUGHSTON, JOHNSTON, HOOD; Advertisements: MCCRARY, MOORE, ALEXANDER, HILL, HUTCHISON, GAISER, SHROPSHIRE, ROBINSON
May 2017: County records: 1900 Fugitives from Justice
Feb 2017: News: LYNCH, COCHRAN, SWITZER, HOLMSLEY, BONNER, SUMNER, PULLIAM
 
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