Texas General Land Office, Archives & Records

A Guide to the Texas County Maps Volume, undated


Creator: Royalty Owners Service.
Title: Texas County Maps Volume
Dates: undated
Abstract: The Texas County Maps Volume contains copies of the official county maps from the Texas General Land Office sized down and bound into one oversized volume.
Identification: LGR.TCM
Quantity: 2.1 Linear feet, (1 oversized bound volume)
Location: File Vault
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Texas General Land Office, Archives & Records

Historical Note

This volume was compiled by Royalty Owners Service in Fort Worth, Texas and bound for John T. Burleson, whose name appears on the cover. The compilation volume is made of the Texas General Land Offices' Official County Maps.

Scope and Contents of the Records

The volume contains copies of official county maps that have been sized down and bound into one oversized volume measuring 17.5 x 22.5 in. The volume does not include all 254 county maps.


The volume is arranged alphabetically by County.


Access Note

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

Most records created by Texas state agencies are not copyrighted and may be freely used in any way. State records also include materials received by, not created by, state agencies. Copyright remains with the creator. The researcher is responsible for complying with U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S.C.).

Index Terms

Cadastral maps
County Maps

Related Materials

Official County Maps have been digitized and are available through the Maps and Sketches Database. Input: Keywords: Official County Map

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Short title of Document], [Date: Day-Month-Year]. Box [#], Folder [#], p. [#]. Texas County Maps Volume (LGR.TCM). Archives and Records Program, Texas General Land Office, Austin.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

While it is unknown how this volume was acquired by the Texas General Land Office, it is possible that it was donated by the family of or the late Frances Roberta Short Burleson who lived in nearby Smithville. Mrs. Burleson was married to a John T. Burleson who was in the surveying business. http://smithvilletimes.com/2011/09/09/frances-roberta-short-burleson/

Detailed Description of the Collection

Texas County Maps Volume, undated

OS 81 Texas County Maps Volume, undated