Historic cemeteries in
Llano, Texas

Amanda Otto Ranch Cemetery Anna Ida Lang Cemetery Arthur Lee Taylor Cemetery Babyhead Cemetery Birk Cemetery Blount Cemetery Bluffton Cemetery Board Branch Cemetery Boder Cemetery Box B Ranch Cemetery Carl Rickter Cemetery Chapman Cemetery Chew Cemetery Christian & Minnie Schneider Cemetery Clymer Cemetery Cold Creek Cemetery Donald August Offer Cemetery Emil Lang Cemetery Emma Oestreich Cemetery Evers Ranch Cemetery Faris Family Cemetery Flat Rock Cemetery Fleming Cemetery Frederich Oestreich Ranch Cemetery Friederig & Emilie Grenwelge Cemetery Fritz Schneider Ranch Cemetery Hartscher Family Cemetery Heine Cemetery Heinrich & Margarita Holtzer Cemetery Hoffman Cemetery Honey Creek Cemetery Honig Cemetery Honig Family Cemetery Huffman Cemetery Jedlicka Cemetery Kassell Cemetery Kingsland Cemetery Koger Cemetery Kothmann Cemetery Kothmann-Funke Cemetery Kris Cemetery Lang Family Cemetery Lehmberg Cemetery Llano City Cemetery Lucy Ann Bedford Cemetery Martin Cemetery Mays Chapel Cemetery Medlock Cemetery Mina Simon Cemetery Moss Cemetery Moss Cemetery Moss (Click) Cemetery Murchison Family Cemetery Oatman Cemetery Oxford Cemetery Packsaddle Mountain Cemetery Paschall Cemetery Pecan Creek Cemetery Pennington Creek Cemetery Putman Cemetery Rev. Jonas Dancer Cemetery Robert Oestreich Cemetery Rossberg Cemetery Salem Cemetery Sandy Mountain Cemetery Schneider Ranch Cemetery Simon Honig Cemetery Sixmile Cemetery St John Lutheran Church Cemetery Stotts Family Cemetery Tow Cemetery Trinity United Methodist Church Cemetery Umfrid Cemetery Unknown Grave (Kingsland Estates Landing Strip) Cemetery Unknown Graves On Bradshaw Property Cemetery Unknown Graves SE Of Board Branch Cemetery Unknown On Kowierschke Ranch Cemetery Valentine Grenwelge Cemetery Valley Spring Cemetery Vasterling Cemetery Vasterling Cemetery Wallis Cemetery Waters Creek Cemetery Willbern's Glenn Cemetery Wrights Creek Cemetery
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Llano County, TX is located in the central part of the state, and its history dates back to the early 19th century. The area was originally home to various Native American tribes, including the Tonkawa and Comanche peoples. In the early 1830s, European settlers began to establish settlements along the Llano River, attracted by its fertile land and abundant wildlife.

The county was officially founded in 1856, and its name was derived from the Spanish word "llano," meaning plain or flat land. Llano quickly became a center for ranching and farming, with early settlers raising cattle, sheep, and crops such as cotton and corn. The county's population grew steadily over the next few decades, and by the late 1800s, it had become an important hub of commerce and trade in the region.

During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Llano County experienced several boom and bust cycles, largely tied to the mining industry. The discovery of granite and other minerals in the area led to a period of economic prosperity, with numerous quarrying and mining operations throughout the county. However, these industries eventually declined, leading to a downturn in the local economy.

In recent years, Llano County has focused on diversifying its economy and promoting tourism. The region's natural beauty, including the picturesque Llano River and stunning granite formations, has attracted visitors from across the state and beyond. Today, Llano County is known for its outdoor recreational opportunities, unique historical sites, and vibrant arts and culture scene.

This timeline provides a glimpse into the major events and milestones that have shaped the history of Llano County, Texas.

  • 1852 - Llano County is established by the Texas Legislature.
  • 1856 - The county's first permanent settlement, Baby Head, is founded.
  • 1860 - Llano becomes the county seat.
  • 1873 - The county courthouse is built.
  • 1892 - The Llano News, the county's first newspaper, is established.
  • 1935 - Enchanted Rock, a massive granite dome, becomes a state park.
  • 1965 - Llano County Historical Survey Committee is organized.
  • 1993 - The Bluebonnet Trail Scenic Highway is designated.
  • 2002 - The Llano River is designated as a Texas state scenic river.