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Texas became the 28th state on December 29, 1845
 
Capital - Austin
Motto - Friendship
Nickname - Lone Star
StateSong - Texas, Our Texas
Flower - Bluebonnet
Tree- Pecan
Bird - Mockingbird
 


In memory of
Malcom Luther "Mike" Basham 
First TXGenWeb State Coordinator
25 May 1942
to
15 September 1997


Adjacent Counties:

   Willacy County, TX - N
   Hidalgo County, TX - NW
   
   Mexico, WorldGenWeb
   Matamoros, Tamaulipas, MX - S
   

TXGenWeb County Listings



 

Welcome to Cameron County Texas

Welcome to Cameron County. You will be seeing some major changes to the site in the near future. I plan to be adding as much new content as possible. If you have any information you would like to have added, please feel free to let me know and I will try to locate a resource or if you have information you would like to donate, we can get that published for you. Please feel free to reach out with any questions you may have. Doc Ellis

Cameron County is 140 miles south of Corpus Christi in the Rio Grande Plains region of South Texas. The county, named for Mier expedition member Capt. Ewen Cameron, is bordered on the north by Willacy County, on the west by Hidalgo County, on the east by the Gulf of Mexico, and on the south by Mexico. The county's largest town and county seat is Brownsville, which serves as the terminus of U.S. Highways 77, 83, and 281 and the Missouri Pacific and Southern Pacific railroads. The center point of the county is at 26°10' north latitude and 97°30' west longitude. Other large communities include Harlingen, La Feria, Port Isabel, San Benito, and South Padre Island..........Read More..........

elizabeth street, cameron county, tx
"Elizabeth Street," Brownsville, Texas, originally from Harper's Weekly.

 

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