#shownheretheoldburnetcountycourthousecirca1900

  1. The Arcane Texas Fact of the Day: In 1860 Burnet County had 2,487 residents. Aside from Burnet, the earliest settlements in the county were Smithwick, Oatmeal, and the Backbone Valley community. Stock raising and subsistence farming formed the basis of the early economy. In 1860 c