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  Blanco - History
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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.

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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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