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Gregg County Texas

Named after John Gregg, a Confederate General, Gregg County was formed in 1873, from Rusk and Upshur Counties. A small county, made by the coming of the railroad, and a booming lumber industry, became large. With the discovery of "black crude" a whole new era of industry and growth began in Gregg County. The county seat is in Longview (the eastern edge is in Harrison County), and there are only three other towns of size in the county, Gladewater (the western part of Gladewater is still in Upshur County), White Oak, and Kilgore (whose southern edge is still part of Rusk County).
     
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Gladewater -
1901 - Dr Walker's home.  Can still be seen today
in the downtown area,  across the street from the railroad tracks.

     

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Etta Withers


Elaine McCoy Martin is resigning as County Coordinator for Gregg, Upshur and Cass Counties.  She is going to be greatly missed. 
She has served with the TXGenWeb for over twenty years in various
positions.

Thank you for your outstanding
contributions to TXGenWeb!




Sheila Pool

 

 

Gregg County TXGenWeb Coordinators:
 Sheila Pool, Anita Nolan & Etta Withers.

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