Wharton County Listings

Wharton County was named after brothers William H. and John A. Wharton and is located northeast of Victoria on U.S. Highway 59. The county is surrounded by Matagorda, Colorado and Jackson counties. The Karankawa Native Americans occupied the land until the late 18th century.

Wharton County was established after Texas statehood and the Mexican War in 1846 from parts of Matagorda, Jackson and Colorado counties. The county’s population tripled because of the influx of Europeans and the railroad extension between 1870 and 1900. Mexicans came to area to herd cattle after the Civil War. The county is responsible for producing rice, cotton and cattle production.

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Wharton County Listings

Wharton Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture More

See still-life stories, craftwork at natural history museum (video)

EL CAMPO - When Emorie Dornak, 9, first stepped into the museum five years ago, she screamed before running out ... More

Prasek’s Hillje Smokehouse

Prasek’s Hillje Smokehouse has steak so tender you can cut it with a plastic fork. More

Wharton Plaza Theatre

WHARTON - The Plaza Theatre holds different meaning to each generation. More

El Campo Chamber of Commerce

El Campo Chamber of Commerce . 979-543-2713 . www.elcampochamber.com More

Woodmen of the World Chapter 3694

Date: October 14, 2014
Location: 4303 N. Navarro St.

Victoria County Democrats Club

Date: October 22, 2014
Location: Vera Cruz Restaurant 3110 N. Navarro

Woodmen of the World Chapter 3694

Date: November 11, 2014
Location: 4303 N. Navarro St.

Hiring Red, White & You job fair

Date: November 14, 2014
Location: Victoria Community Center, 2905 E. North St.

Woodmen of the World Chapter 3694

Date: December 09, 2014
Location: to be announced

Clay Crockett and the Shotgun Riders

Date: December 10, 2014
Location: Schroeder Hall

East coach Wes Kolle

Afternoon News Meeting

Morning News Meeting




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