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History of Van Horn and Culberson County, Texas

Rosa Lee Wylie

History of Van Horn and Culberson County, Texas

by Rosa Lee Wylie

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Published by Pioneer Book Publishers in Hereford, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Van Horn (Tex.),
  • Culberson County (Tex.)
    • Subjects:
    • Van Horn (Tex.) -- History.,
    • Van Horn (Tex.) -- Biography.,
    • Culberson County (Tex.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes indexes.

      Statementby Rosa Lee Wylie ; sponsored by the Culberson County Historical Survey Committee.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF394.V36 W9
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 184 p. :
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4599240M
      LC Control Number77362051

      Culberson County, Van Horn, Texas. K likes. Culberson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the census, its population was 2, The county seat is Van ers: K.   31° ′ N, ° ′ W. Marker is near Van Horn, Texas, in Culberson County. Marker is on State Highway 54 30 miles north of Interst on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Van Horn TX , United States of America. Touch for directions. Additional keywords. TX,CSA.

      USA (1,,) > Texas (54,) > Texas School Records (12,) > Culberson County School Records (7) Note: This page primarily lists records kept at the county level. Statewide collections are found on the Texas School Records page. Culberson County School Records. U.S. Yearbooks Name Index MyHeritage. School Yearbooks in the U.S. Economic Development Van Horn is located at the crossroads of the Texas Mountain Trail, miles east of El Paso in far West Texas. A community of 2,, we have been working hard – over the last decade – to establish the infrastructure to support economic prosperity.

      Culberson County Contact Information: La Caverna PO Box Van Horn, TX Phone: Fax: Email: [email protected] The Van Horn Advocate | The Weekly Newspaper Serving The Crossroads of the Texas Mountain Trail and Scenic West Texas. Published since News coverage for Van Horn, Culberson County, and surrounding communities. Local source for news, tourism, weather, crime, education, and more.


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History of Van Horn and Culberson County, Texas Hardcover – January 1, by Rosa Lee Wylie (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: Rosa Lee Wylie.

This book is a History of Van Horn, Texas and Culberson County. History of Van Horn and Culberson County course there are many events and happenings that have transpired that I know nothing of, and since most of the people who have lived here in the past have gone to their heavenly home, or have moved away, it is impossible to contact them.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. History of Van Horn and Culberson County, Texas by Rosa Lee Wylie,Pioneer Book Publishers edition, in EnglishPages: Culberson County Pioneers. History of Van Horn and Culberson County by Rosa Lee Wylie, Hereford, Texas: Pioneer,page number refers to a short biography or mention in the book.

(listed as HVHCC on the Pioneers page) The book is available at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Family History Center. When Culberson County was organized inVan Horn was chosen as county seat.

In the population of the county was onlyof whom were white. Perhaps reflecting the prevalence of ranching and the lack of urban centers, males outnumbered females to VAN HORN, TEXAS. Van Horn, the county seat of Culberson County, is at the intersection of U.S.

highways 80 and 90 and State High on the Missouri Pacific Railroad thirty-six miles west of Kent in southwestern Culberson County. Culberson County was created by the Legislature and organized inwith an area of 3, square miles. Through the south end of the county pass the two railways, the Texas & Pacific and the Southern Pacific, and Van Horn, the county seat, is a railway division point on the Texas & Pacific.

The county was named in honor of Senator Charles A. Culberson. Van Horn was named after a Union Officer, while Culberson County was named after a Confederate.

The above slogan had been suggested by a local rancher named Bill Goynes. He was killed by his brother-in-law a short time later and in fact became the first occupant of the cemetery. Named for David B. Culberson famous constitutional lawyer, a Confederate officer, member of the Texas legislature, member of the United States congress; Van Horn, the county seat.

Culberson County Courthouse Culberson County Courthouse. Culberson County was established in from El Paso County and named after David B. Culberson. The county was organized in Van Horn became the county seat. With the opening of the railways, ranchers began to settle in the county.

Lobo was settled in part due to misreprentation by promoters. A class-action lawsuit by the residents forced the promoters to build the Lobo ssional district: 23rd. History of Van Horn and Culberson County, Texas by Rosa Lee Wylie; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Biography, History; Places: Culberson County (Tex.), Van Horn (Tex.).

Van Horn is a town in and the seat of Culberson County, Texas, United States. According to the census, Van Horn had a population of 2, down from 2, at the census. It is the westernmost incorporated community in the Central Time Zone part of the state of y: United States. Note: This page primarily lists records kept at the county level.

Statewide collections are found on the Texas Histories and Genealogies page. Culberson County Histories and Genealogies. Compilation of Published Sources MyHeritage. History of Van Horn and Culberson County, Texas Family History Library It Happened Here-In West Texas Ancestry. The Museum is located in one of the oldest surviving buildings in Van Horn.

When Culberson County was first created, the museum site served as the first courthouse. It then served as a hotel for nearly 40 years. The Museum Association purchased the Hotel in The Rescuing Texas History grant aided with digitization.

History. Culberson County History Culberson County was created by the Legislature and organized inwith an area of 3, square miles.

Through the south end of the county pass the two railways, the Texas & Pacific and the Southern Pacific, and Van Horn, the county seat, is a railway division point on the Texas & Pacific.

Tax rates and ultimately the amount of taxes levied on property are determined by governing bodies of each of the taxing authorities. Mineral, utility and industrial accounts are appraised for the district by Pritchard & Abbott, Inc.

in Fort Worth, Texas. Real estate and personal property accounts are appraised locally by the district. Culberson County has had three courthouses. The county offices were first located in the Clark Hotel, the only permanent structure in Van Horn when the county was created in   This temporary courthouse served the county until when a grand two-story brick courthouse was erected.

Culberson County Sheriff J.H. Feeley was killed in a gunfight. E.E. Churchill built the County courthouse for $44, Culberson County organized and Van Horn becomes county seat.

First county election was held on Ap Van Horn State Bank opened. The Cox building was expanded to house a dance hall, opera house, saloon & community center. John E. Cox built the Cox.

History: Apaches arrived about years ago. U.S. military frontier after Civil ng developed after Mexican migration increased after County created from El Paso Countyorganized ; named for D.B.

Culberson, Texas congressman. He was one of the organizers of Culberson County, serving as an early commissioner. Daugherty was on the board of county commissioners when the first county courthouse was constructed in Van Horn, Texas.

He was also the organizer of both the Van Horn State Bank and the Sierra Blanca State Bank. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for History of Van Horn and Culberson County, Texas (ExLib) by Rosa L.

Wylie at the best online prices. This atlas contains three colored maps and aereal views from the regions around the Van Horn, Texas quadrangle including topography, and structure sections of the territory comprising El Paso County and Culberson County.

The illustrated text of the atlas discusses the geological elevation of the area, provides in-depth breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals as well as the economic.Van Horn City County Library -- Culberson County, TX. Type: Public. Crockett Street, Van Horn Texas United States (Culberson County) Texas Trans-Pecos.

Director: Letty on: Crockett Street, Van Horn,Texas.