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Zapata County was created and organized 22 January 1858 from Starr and Webb counties. Most, if not all, county records were destroyed during military action in 1863. County seat: Zapata (formerly Carrizo). Spanish settlers arrived in 1750. The Texas claim to this land was assured under the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848.
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- Family History Library Catalog for this county.