Tejano History

1859 Map of Nueces County

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Map/Doc #:   4677
Digital TIF Size:  700.29 MB
Subject:  County Maps.
Title 1:  Nueces County
Title 2:  Map of the County of Nueces and portions of Adjoining Counties
Region:  Gulf Coast
County:  Nueces, San Patricio, Kleberg, Kenedy, Jim Wells
Creation Date:  11/20/1859
Publisher:  Nueces District
Compiler:  Felix A. Blucher
Draftsman:  Felix A. Blucher
Surveyor:  Felix A. Blucher
Size:(in inches)  37.3 x 39
Format:  manuscript
Scale Per Inch:  4000 varas
General Features:  Spanish and Mexican grants color coded.
ranches, surveys, creeks
Named Features:  Towns: Corpus Christi, Banquete, Nuecestown, Encinal, Tuloso, San Patricio
Forts: Merrill
Roads: Mail Route to Brownsville, to Rio Grande City, to Laredo, to Banquete and San Diego, to Brownsville, to Eagle Pass
Bays: Corpus Christi, Nueces
Rivers: Nueces
Islands: Padre, Mustang
Passes: Corpus Christi
Collection:  County
Comments:  Conserved in 2001 with donation from Frost Bank.


Maps courtesy  of Texas General Land Office