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Williamson Co, Texas Map

Showing county line changes 1838-1853

 

This map was prepared by the W.P.A. It carries a date of 7/9/1941. The text that follows accompanies the map.
 
Explanation of the Map Areas and Their Divisions
 
A.  in Municipality and County of Milam (Viesca)*................................................. (1) to 3/13/1848
      in Williamson County................................................... from  3/13/1848.......... (2) to 2/ 5/1852
      in Burnet County.......................................................... from 2/ 5/1852............ (3) to date
 
B.   in Municipality and County of Milam (Viesca)*................................................. (1) to 1/22/1850
      in Bell County.............................................................. from  1/22/1850.......... (4) to 2/7/1853
      in Williamson County................................................... from  2/ 7/1853........... (5) to date
 
C.  in Municipality and County of Viesca (Milam)*................................................. (1) to 4/24/1834
      in Municipality and County of Mina (Bastrop)**........... from  4/24/1834.......... (6) to 5/24/1838
      in Milam County.......................................................... from 5/24/1838........... (7) to 3/13/1848
      in Williamson County................................................... from 3/13/1848........... (2) to date
 
D.  (Area of Williamson County not crosshatched on map)
      in Municipality and County of Milam (Viesca)*................................................. (1) to 3/13/1848
      in Williamson County................................................... from 3/13/1848........... (2) to date
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1.   See Texas Historical Records Survey, Inventory of the County Archives of Texas, No. 166, Milam County, p. 6.
2.   Gam.Laws, III, 76.
3.   Gam.Laws, III, 927.
4.   Gam Laws, III, 501
5.   Gam.Laws, III, 1337
6.   Gam.Laws, I, 384.
7.   Gam Laws, 1519. With this definition it must be assumed that area C became reattached to Milam County.
 
* Name changed from Viesca to Milam Dec. 27, 1835. Gam. Laws, I, 1002.
** Name changed from Mina to Bastrop Dec. 18, 1837. Gam. Laws, I, 1432.
 
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