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Grimes County, Texas

Grimes County, Texas History, Genealogy, Old Photos, Postcards, Maps, and Information.

Grimes County, in southeastern Texas, lies forty miles northwest of Houston and is bordered on the north by Madison County, on the east by Walker and Montgomery counties, on the south by Waller County, and on the west by Washington and Brazos counties. Anderson, the county seat, is the third-largest town in Grimes County.

Cities, Towns & Communities

Anderson - county seat | Bedias | Courtney | Iola | Navasota |  Plantersville | Richards | Roan's Prairie | Shiro | Singleton | Stoneham | Todd Mission

History

Grimes County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.

County Histories

Early History of Grimes County, 1930, by E. L. Blair.

History of Grimes County, Land of Heritage and Progress, 1982, by the Grimes County Historical Commission.

Saga of Anderson-The Proud Story of a Historic Texas Community, 1957, by  Irene Taylor Allen.

My Hometown: the Bedias Story, 1953, by Wallace Davis.

The Honor Roll of Grimes County, A tribute to men from Grimes County, Texas who served in the U.S. armed forces during World War I.

Austin Colony Pioneers: Including History of Bastrop, Fayette, Grimes, Montgomery and Washington Counties, Texas, 1995, by Worth S. Ray.

Baptist Churches of Grimes County, 1936-37, by Joseph Eugene Boulet.

The History and Burial Records of Stoneham Cemetery, Stoneham, Texas, 1980, compiled by Frances and Lois Stoneham.

Resources

Navasota Public Library
1411 E. Washington Ave.
Navasota, Texas 77868;
(936)825-6744

Horlock House History Center
1215 East Washington Ave.
Navasota, Texas 77868

Grimes County TXGenWeb site

Location

Anderson, TX 30° 29' 13.7292" N, 95° 59' 12.8364" W


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