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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

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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