Bosque County, Texas

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'''1854--'''[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=22593 Bosque] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bosque_County,_Texas County] was created 4 February 1854 from [[Milam County, Texas|Milam]] and [[McLennan County, Texas|McLennan]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Meridian <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1854--'''[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=22593 Bosque] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bosque_County,_Texas County] was created 4 February 1854 from [[Milam County, Texas|Milam]] and [[McLennan County, Texas|McLennan]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Meridian <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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The county was named for the Bosque River, a name deriving from Spanish for "woods"<br>
  
 
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United States  > Texas > Counties B > Bosque County

Contents

County Courthouse

The County Courthouse is located in Meridian, Texas.  The county website is www.bosquecounty.us

History

Settled mostly by Norwegians in the western part of the county and Germans in the eastern part of the county.   

Parent County

1854--Bosque County was created 4 February 1854 from Milam and McLennan Counties. County seat: Meridian [1]

 

The county was named for the Bosque River, a name deriving from Spanish for "woods"

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities and Towns: Clifton | Cranfills | Iredell | Meridian | Morgan | Valley Mills | Walnut Springs

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Gloria B. Mayfield Cemeteries website for Bosque County, Texas.

Rootsweb-Ancestry Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).