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Duval County, Texas

Duval County lies In the southwest part of Texas; San Diego, the county seat. is 63 miles from Corpus Christi. This county was created from portions of Live Oak, Nueces and Starr Counties in 1858 and organized In 1876. It was named for  Burr H. Duval, who fought in the Texas Revolution and was killed in the Goliad Massacre..

Source: Wikipedia

The original Duval County had three important
towns, San Diego, Benavides and Hebbronville. San Diego remains the
county seat of Duval, as it has since the organization of the county. 
Benavides became the county seat of Dunn County, while Hebbronville was
accorded a similar honor for Jim Hogg County.

Cities and Towns

* Seven Sisters  *  Freer  *  Rosita  *  Benavides  *  Realitos  *  Ramirez  * Concepion  *  San Diego  *


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Website Updates:
Mar 2015: Marriage News: ALLEN, CHAMBERLAIN, GILLETT; Death News: GAUCH, FLORES, LOPEZ, KNIGHT, DIAZ, ESMAL, ANGUIANO, SALVIX; Crime News: 3 Slain in Pistol Duel, Texas Jail Delivery, Poisoned by Water from Barrel, Court News; Kidnapping Cases Disposed of; Visiting News; CORN
Dec 2014: Mil: Vietnam War Casualties; Korean War Casualties
Aug 2014: Mil: WW2 - Israel Soliz additional info - submitted by Marc Alan Besinaiz




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