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Bexar

General Entry

The name Bexar was commonly applied to the presidio of San Antonio de Béxar and the villa of San Fernando de Béxar, which developed into the present city of San Antonio, as well as to the municipality from which modern Bexar County evolved.

Categories:

  • Exploration
  • Missions, Presidios, and Camps

Time Periods:

  • Spanish Texas

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Anonymous, “Bexar,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed October 27, 2020, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/bexar.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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