Sharon Cunningham
Loving County, Texas
Fri May 27, 6:10

Robert, when I read your post about Loving County, TX, it rang a long-forgotten bell, but I had to do some research to learn why it sounded so familiar.
Here's the reason... it had to do with my old, long-ago Friend, Clay Allison: "... The area was a part of Bexar County from 1837 to 1874, when it became a part of Tom Green County. Eleven people in the area, including Clay Allison, petitioned to the 19th session of the Texas Legislature to become a part of Reeves County. Loving County was created in 1887, by House Bill No. 113 although it was to be attached to Reeves County for purposes, including judicial and surveying...."

Sharon

  • Loving County Texas has a population less than 100 ....Robert Buckley, Tue May 24 20:15
    ....and the County Judge is arrested for cattle rustling. For some reason I find myself not all that surprised. West Texas living at its best !
    • Loving County, Texas — Sharon Cunningham, Fri May 27 6:10
      • Named for Oliver Loving.....Robert Buckley, Sat May 28 9:52
        Hi Sharon, Butterfield Overland Mail had a stage station at Pope’s Camp in what is now Loving County. Today, this is the least populated County in Texas, and from what I understand, the least populated... more
        • Loving County, TexasSharon Cunningham, Sun May 29 11:11
          Thanks for that Loving County, TX info, Robert. Somewhere in this Clay Allison research mess, I have a copy of the handwritten and signed plea to the Texas Legislature for admittance of this county to... more
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