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ENCINAL COUNTY. Encinal County, as established on February 1, 1856, included the eastern part of present Webb County and was to have Encinal as county seat. The county was never organized and was abolished on March 12, 1899. The territory was incorporated into Webb County.


Hans Peter Nielsen Gammel, comp., Laws of Texas, 1822–1897 (10 vols., Austin: Gammel, 1898).

Seymour V. Connor


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Seymour V. Connor, "ENCINAL COUNTY," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Modified on January 30, 2012. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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