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  Erath - History
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Established January 01, 1856
Disbanded Still Active
Last ModifiedRBH June 03, 2011 11:30pm
DescriptionFormed from parts of Bosque County and Coryell counties, Erath is named for George Bernard Erath, an early surveyor and a soldier at the Battle of San Jacinto. The seat of the county is Stephenville.

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November 02, 1866 -


ERATH gained from PALO PINTO, lost to creation of HOOD. (Texas Laws 1866, 11th leg., chs. 84-85/pp. 82-83)

September 01, 1856 - November 02, 1866


ERATH gained from Non-County Area 17 attached to CORYELL. (Texas Laws 1856, 6th leg., adj. sess., ch. 172/p. 96)

January 25, 1856 - September 01, 1856


ERATH created from Non-County Area 22 attached to BOSQUE and Non-County Area 17 attached to CORYELL. (Texas Laws 1855, 6th leg., reg. sess., ch. 34/p. 27)

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