Val Verde County in the The New Handbook of Texas

The New Handbook of Texas is an encyclopedia published by the Texas State Historical Commission.
The original printing in 1996 was divided into six volumes. Since then, however, the Handbook has been uploaded to the web.
The following links lead to topics in the Handbook that mention Val Verde County and/or other county topics.




Alba Club


Cristobal Aldrete   Consuelo Gonzalez Amezcua  
  Amistad National Recreation Area  


Amistad Reservoir


Atlee Ayres
Balcones Escarpment Battle of Val Verde


Roy Bean



Beaver Lake


Big Fielders Creek Big Satan Creek


 Black Seminole Scouts 


Blue Hills Bluff Creek Bonfire Shelter


Border Radio


John Romulus Brinkley Buckley Draw
Bullis, Texas California Creek


Camp Blake


Camp Hudson Camp San Felipe Katherine Pollard Carter
Castle Canyon   Cisneros v. Corpus Christi ISD   Civil Rights Movement


Comstock, Texas


Cow Creek
Dead Man's Canyon Dead Man's Creek Deaton Draw


Del Rio v. Salvatierra



Del Rio, Texas


Delgado v. Bastrop ISD


Devil's Draw


Devil's Lake Devil's Mouth Site Devil's River, Texas
Anthony Michael Dignowity Dolan Creek Double Tanks, Texas Dry Devil's River


Eagle Nest Creek


Education Evans Creek
Fate Bell Shelter

and San Antonio


Goodenough Springs


Manuel C. Gonzales Grape Culture


Frank Hamer


HEB Hind's Cave Site Howard Draw


Indian Rock Art


Johnson Draw
Lake Walk


Langtry, Texas


Jacob L. Larmour


  Laughlin Air Force Base  



League of United
Latin American Citizens


Lewis Canyon Loma Alta, Texas Lozier Canyon
Mailtrail Creek Medical Quackery Mexican American Women Mexican Revolution


Edmundo Eduardo Mireles


G. Bedell Moore Oblates of Mary Immaculate Osman Canyon
Painted Canyon




Pandale, Texas


Panther Cave Site


Partido Liberal Mexicano James Edwin Pearce


Pecos River






Pumpville, Texas Rattlesnake Canyon
Red Bluff Creek


Rio Grande


Rio Grande Flood Control


Michael Riskind


Noah Hamilton Rose Sacatosa Creek


San Felipe Springs


San Pedro Creek Seminole Canyon


Seminole Canyon
State Historical Park



Sheep Ranching


Shumla, Texas Southwest Texas Junior College


Sul Ross State University


Sycamore Creek Paula Losoya Taylor
Trade Tokens


Val Verde County



Val Verde Winery


Vinegarroon, Texas Zorro Creek