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1927 Greeting Postcard.

Welcome to Presidio County, Texas

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County Information

Presidio County was created from Bexar County on 3 January, 1850, although county operations did not begin until 1875. The county seat is Marfa.


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picture of 1928 Marfa, Texas.

Marriage and probate records are available from 1875; deeds and district court minutes are available from 1876. None of these records have been microfilmed. Records prior to 1875 may be found in the counties which contained this area of western Texas:

1831-1866     Bexar County
1866-1875     El Paso County

Presidio County Courthouse
320 N. Highland St.
Marfa, TX 79843
915-729-4812
Courthouse Picture

Click here to view the 1895 map of Presidio County.
This map modified with permission of Ray Sterner from
http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states

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This page was last updated Monday, 13-Nov-2017 15:03:15 MST


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