Texas Counties Named for Individuals with Disabilities

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The following list was compiled by the Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities and contains links to articles from the Handbook of Texas Online:

Deaf Smith County…..Erastus Smith(1787-1837)
Ector County………......Mathew Duncan Ector(1822-1879)
Erath County…………...George Bernard Erath(1813-1891)
Grayson County………..Peter Wagener Grayson(1788-1838)
Hood County…………....John Bell Hood(1831-1879)
Jones County…………...Anson Jones(1798-1858)
Ward County………......Thomas William Ward(1806-1872)
Williamson County…..Robert McAlpin Williamson(1804-1859)

To read more about these individuals, visit the Texas Association of Counties Web site. 

Page last modified: October 13, 2011