Also try http://www.texasescapes.com/TOWNS/towns.htm
preview is below, but much more is at this site. I have bookmarked it as a
favorite. It is a really fun read.
Texas Escapes' Travel Guide
A leisurely look at Texas
Take a stroll through time and visit our 1433 towns and ghost towns.
Get to know the stories, people and unique architecture (be it grand or in
ruins) through an eclectic collection of vintage and contemporary photos,
memories and stories contributed by the descendants of founders, residents,
former residents, and information from fellow travelers.
----- Original Message -----
From: "edmonds" <edmonds01(a)bresnan.net>
Sent: Saturday, August 05, 2006 9:11 AM
Subject: Re: [ERATH] Bookon Texas place names...
The Handbook of Texas Online,
, is an excellent source for
historical names and descriptions of locations across Texas.
Annette H. Sevy wrote:
> Good morning,
> Does anyone have a suggestion on a good book of Texas place names? I
> have one on Arizona place names that gives origin of the names,
> county, when established, when it "died" and the county where
> located. Anything like that for Texas?
> Thanks for your help,
> Gilbert, Az
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