Map of Houston County, Tennessee (1931)
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This map of Houston County shows roads, railroads, residences, county lines, and civil district lines. Geographic features such as rivers, creeks, streams, hollows, and islands are depicted. Map shows county seat of Erin and residences and names smaller communities as well as churches, schools, stores, mills, and hollows. This extremely detailed map shows every house structure and significant economic and demographic feature in Houston County.
Houston County was created in 1871 from parts of Dickson, Humphreys and Stewart counties. It is named for Tennessee governor and Texas independence hero Sam Houston. Its county seat and largest town is Erin, named for its inhabitant's Irish heritage. The timber industry has been and is one of the largest industries in the county. The 1930s county maps by the state Division of Geology are the most revealing of the early 20th century economic and historical geography of Tennessee.
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- Map of Houston County, Tennessee (1931). 1931. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm15138.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15138coll23/id/8842. (Accessed November 21, 2019.)
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- (1931) Map of Houston County, Tennessee (1931). Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm15138.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15138coll23/id/8842
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