BUCHANAN COUNTY. Buchanan County, established in 1858, was named for President James Buchanan. In 1861 the name was changed to Stephens County.
Hans Peter Nielsen Gammel, comp., Laws of Texas, 1822–1897 (10 vols., Austin: Gammel, 1898).
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Seymour V. Connor, "BUCHANAN COUNTY," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcb91), accessed May 23, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.