An indispensable book for any researcher interested in Denton County's history or land (or both), or its first landowners after Texas's Independence from Mexico.
Each book in this series is laid out into multiple maps using a 6 mile high by 4 mile wide grid.This book contains 54 Survey maps laid out within this grid.
Each Land Survey Map shows the boundaries of original parcels laid out over existing roads, railroads, waterways. These are shown as well as the original Survey-Name and the Abstract Number assigned by the Texas General Land Office to the instrument that gave ownership to that parcel.
Here are a number of details about our Denton County book . . .
Supplemental Maps Included (in addition to the primary Survey Maps) . . .
- Where Denton County Lies Within the State (Map A)
- Denton County and its Surrounding Counties (Map B)
- An Index Map showing where each of the Land Survey Maps are within Denton County (Map C)
- An Index Map that builds upon Map C and shows the community-center points in relationship to the county-grid (Map D)
- An Index Map that builds upon Map C and shows cemeteries listed in the USGS database in relationship to the county-grid (Map E)
Primary Indexes (apart from each Survey-Map's own index of survey-names)
- An All-Name Index (alphabetical by last-name) for every person mentioned in the maps, utilizing both Texas General Land Office and Texas Railroad Commission data.
- The Abstract Listing: this is where you find the real details behind each parcel of land.Items are listed by Abstract Number
What Cities and Towns are in Denton County, Texas (and in this book)?
Argyle, Aubrey, Bartonville, Bolivar, Camey, Camp Dallas, Carter, Cooper Creek, Copper Canyon, Corinth, Corral City, Dalton, Denton, DISH, Double Oak, Drop, Elizabethtown, Flower Mound, Green Valley, Hackberry, Harbor Grove, Hebron, Hickory Creek, Hidden Hill, Highland Village, Jagoe, Justin, Krugerville, Krum, Lake Dallas, Lakewood Village, Lewisville, Lincoln Park, Little Elm, Marshall Creek, Mayhill, Minchin, Mingo, Mustang, Navo, New Hope, Northlake, Oak Point, Parvin, Pilot Point, Plainview, Ponder, Roanoke, Sanger, Shady Shores, Spring Hill, Stony, The Colony, Trophy Club, Union Hill, Westlake