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  Blanco - History
Parents > United States > Texas > Counties > Blanco  
Established February 12, 1858
Disbanded Still Active
Last ModifiedWishful Thinking July 26, 2010 03:15pm
DescriptionFormed from portions of Burnet, Comal, Gillespie and Hays Counties, Blanco is named for the Blanco River which traverses the county. Its county seat is Johnson City.


January 10, 1862 -

BLANCO gained from HAYS, lost to creation of KENDALL. (Texas Laws 1861, 9th leg., reg. sess., chs. 38-39/pp. 32-33)

February 12, 1858 - January 10, 1862

BLANCO created from BURNET, COMAL, GILLESPIE, HAYS, KERR, Non-County Area 14, and Non-County Area 20. Non-County Areas 14 and 20 eliminated. (Texas Laws 1857, 7th leg., ch. 130/pp. 198-200)

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