webb county texas web genealogy

Welcome to Webb County, Texas!

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The goal of this FREE genealogy web site is to help those seeking information about their ancestors who, at one time or another, lived in Webb County, Texas. Good luck in your search!

webb county neighbors

laredo 1892

Laredo, Texas in 1892. Perspective Map of the City of Laredo, Texas. The Gateway to and From Mexico, 1892. Toned lithograph, 19.6 x 33.1 in. Published by American Publishing Co., Milwaukee, Wis. Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth.
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Adjacent Nation
MEXICO | Coahuila * Nuevo León * Tamaulipas

Surrounding Counties
Maverick * Dimmitt * LaSalle * McMullen
Duval * Jim Hogg * Zapata

Laredo is the county seat of Webb County. See a panorama of Larado in 1920.
Webb County is bordered by the Rio Grande River.

Webb County was formed from Nueces County on 28 January 1848, and organized on 16 March 1848. It was named in honor of James Webb (1792-1856), the Attorney General and Secretary of State of the Republic of Texas from 1838 to 1841. Laredo, the county seat, was founded in 1755.

Read more about Webb County, Texas at The Handbook of Texas Online

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