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  • Yoakum County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 3, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Bexar land district.
    Established:  21-Aug-1876
    County Seat:  Plains, Texas

    County history - Yoakum County is named in honor of Henderson King Yoakum (September 6, 1810  November 30, 1856), soldier, attorney, and Texas historian.
             Yoakum County was attached to Martin County from 1904 until 1907 for judicial purposes.

    Yoakum Courthouse
    1. Yoakum County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Yoakum County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Yoakum County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Yoakum County - US/TXGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Yoakum County - US/TXGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Yoakum County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Yoakum County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Yoakum County Vital Records - Yoakum County Clerk, P.O. Box 309, Plains, TX 79355-0309.

    9. Yoakum County Memories - A Collection of Funny and Sweet Remembrances from Yoakum County residents.


  • Young County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 2, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Bosque and Fannin Counties.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1856
    County Seat:  Graham, Texas

    County history - Young County is named in honor of Colonel William Cocke Young, early Texas settler, attorney, sheriff, and United States Marshal.

    Young Courthouse
    1. Young County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Young County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Young County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Young County - US/TXGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Young County - US/TXGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Young County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Young County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Young County Vital Records - Young County Clerk, P.O. Box 218, Graham, TX 76046-0218.


  • Zapata County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  Aug 16, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Starr and Webb Counties.
    Established:  22-Jan-1858
    County Seat:  Zapata, Texas

    County history - Zapata County is named in honor of Antonio Zapata, a local rancher and rebel against the Mexican government.

    Zapata Courthouse
    1. Zapata County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Zapata County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Zapata County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
          Zapata County Historical Society
          Box 2316
          Zapata, TX 78076

    4. Zapata County - US/TXGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Zapata County - US/TXGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Zapata County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Zapata County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Zapata County Vital Records - Zapata County Clerk, Courthouse, Zapata, TX 78076.


  • Zavala County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 14, 2014
  • Formed from:  portions of Uvalde and Maverick Counties.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1858
    County Seat:  Crystal City, Texas

    County history - Zavala County is named in honor of Lorenzo de Zavala (1788 1836), signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence and the first Vice-President of the Republic of Texas.

    Zavala Courthouse
    GHLL Zavala County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project; Zavala County AHGP and / or ALHN (Not found online at this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Zavala County, TX Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (None found online at the time of this update.)
    6. US/TXGenWeb site - Zavala County Archives
    7. US/TXGenWeb - Zavala County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records (Free Public Records)  |  Zavala County (Local Records)  |  Crystal City, TX (County Seat Records).
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Uvalde County (north), Frio County (east), Dimmit County (south), Maverick
                County
    (west).
               Note:  County names in gray print are not yet linked, those in blue are
                 linked.


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    Census Information Zavala County):
    1880 Census

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