Zapata County, Texas Genealogy
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1858--Zapata County was created 22 January 1858 from Starr and Webb Counties. County seat: Zapata 
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.
Places / Localities
Societies and Libraries
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).