Historic Texas maps

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March 23, 2009 12:18:08 PM PDT
Maps provided by the Texas General Land Office.City of Houston, 1913
This street map from 1913 shows Houston at the start of its boom period.

Harris County, 1893
This Harris County Plat Map from 1893 was drafted by General Land Office draftsman F. G. Blau and lithographed by the August Gast Bank Note and Lithography Company.

Map of the United States of Mexico, 1828/Mapa de los Estados Unidos de Mejico
This beautiful map shows the fullest extent of Mexico prior to its territorial losses after the Texas Revolution in 1836 and the subsequent U.S.-Mexican War of 1846-48.

Map of the State of Texas, 1849
This state map, produced by Jacob De Cordova is the Texas General Land Office's most popular and best selling map.

State of Texas, 1882
This state map from the post-Reconstruction period shows Texas at close to her current boundaries, but still lacking several of the 254 counties that now exist.