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Limestone County Texas
Limestone County was formed from Robertson County on April 11, 1846, with Springfield, population 120, as the county seat. The organization of the county was completed on August 18, 1846, with the election of county officials. Limestone County originally included all the land between the Brazos and Trinity Rivers on the east and west, and the land north of Robertson County to Navarro County.
In 1848 part of northern and western Limestone County was taken to form McLennan and Falls counties, and in 1850 part of the eastern section was taken to form part of Freestone County. The boundaries were changed to their present form on November 2, 1866. In 1873, the courthouse burned and after the Houston and Texas Central Railway bypassed Springfield, an election was ordered and Groesbeck became the county seat.Photo by Larry D. Moore CC BY SA 3.0LIMESTONE COUNTY COURTHOUSE
CITIES, TOWNS, AND POPULATED PLACES
* Groesbeck (county seat) * Mexia * Coolidge * Kosse * Tehuacana * Thornton * Ben Hur * Buffalo Mop
* Forest Glade * Prairie Hill * Springfield (Ghost Town) ** Victoria (Not to be confused with Victoria, Texas in Victoria County) *
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May 2018: Death News: GIBBS; Sick List News: WATSON, GILBERT; Marriage News: FULTON, AVERY, Cemetery: HUGHES/HYDEN CemeteryApr 2018: Marriage News: AUBREY, GRAHAM; Community News: Trinity University open, CASTLEMAN, ADAMSFeb 2018: Military: 1881 Texas Revolution Death Roll, 1881 Texas Revolution Veterans ListJan 2018: Website redecorated and pages are mobile friendly; Marriage News: WHITE, LANG; Visiting News: SHEDFORD; Weather NewsMay 2017: County Records: 1900 Fugitives from Justice
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