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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Calhoun_County,_Texas|Calhoun]]
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*[[De_Witt_County,_Texas|De Witt]]
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*[[Goliad_County,_Texas|Goliad]]
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*[[Jackson_County,_Texas|Jackson]]
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*[[Lavaca_County,_Texas|Lavaca]]
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*[[Refugio_County,_Texas|Refugio]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 20:51, 11 December 2008

United StatesTexasCounties UV > Victoria County

County Courthouse

History

Colonization started in 1824 mainly by Mexican settlers. The first settlement was in 1720 which consisted of a Spanish mission and presidio.

Parent County

1836--Victoria County was created 17 March 1836 from an Old Mexican Municipality. County seat: Victoria [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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).