HARRISBURG COUNTY. Harrisburg County, evolved from and named for the Municipality of Harrisburg, was established in 1836. In 1839 the name was changed to Harris 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, "HARRISBURG COUNTY," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hch91), accessed May 24, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.